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Bowl

Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Florence (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1892 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cantagalli, Ulisse (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, polychrome painted and glazed

  • Museum number:

    308-1892

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 36, shelf 5

Physical description

Bowl of tin-glazed earthenware. White ground painted in colours with leaves and flowers in Iznik style

Place of Origin

Florence (made)

Date

ca. 1892 (made)

Artist/maker

Cantagalli, Ulisse (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, polychrome painted and glazed

Marks and inscriptions

painted cockerel on base - factory mark
painted on base in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 cm

Object history note

Historical significance: In 1878 Ulisse Cantagalli inherited a factory in Florence and began to trade as Manifattura Figli di Giuseppe Cantagalli. His main production was of copies of Italian maiolica, but also of other European and Middle Eastern ceramics.

Descriptive line

Bowl, tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours, by Ulisse Cantagalli, Florence, Italy, ca. 1892

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Maiolica

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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