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  • 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:


  • 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)


ca. 1892 (made)


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


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


Earthenware; Tin glaze


Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns


Ceramics; Earthenware; Maiolica


Ceramics Collection

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