Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Plate

ca. 1565 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Dish with wide well and narrow rim; tin-glazed overall. Painted in manganese purple, blue, green, yellow and orange.
The central image of a woman sailing with her veil in the sea standing upon a swan. To her right and behind her lies the shore.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware, painted
Brief Description
Tin-glazed earthenware plate depicting a female figure riding on a swan, Venice, about 1565
Physical Description
Dish with wide well and narrow rim; tin-glazed overall. Painted in manganese purple, blue, green, yellow and orange.

The central image of a woman sailing with her veil in the sea standing upon a swan. To her right and behind her lies the shore.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 20.6cm
Gallery Label
Plate ' ' depicting Female figure riding on a swan Venice about 1565 Tin-glazed earthenware Circ.83-1918(16/07/2008)
Production
J Mallet, 29/02/2000

Venice, 1565. Female figure riding on a swan. Broken but well restored.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.83-1918

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record createdJuly 16, 2008
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