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  • Place of origin:

    Urbania (made)

  • Date:

    1550 ca. (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 37, shelf 7

Physical description

Plate (Tagliere) of tin-glazed earthenware, decorated in olive-green outline shaded in brown on a dark blue ground. Painted with the profile bust of a young man in classical costume in a medallion surrounded by a border of trophies of arms and musical instruments.

Place of Origin

Urbania (made)


1550 ca. (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted


Diameter: 22.2 cm

Object history note

Provenance: unknown, transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street, transferred to Circulation 31st May 1909.

Descriptive line

Plate (Tagliere), tin-glazed earthenware with painted decoration, made at Castel Durante, Italy, second quarter of 16th century

Production Note

Castel Durante


Earthenware; Tin glaze


Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Men; Trophies (motif); Musical instruments


Ceramics; Maiolica


Ceramics Collection

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