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  • Place of origin:

    Pesaro (possibly, made)
    Urbino (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1540-1550 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 40, shelf 2

Physical description

Tin-glazed overall. Painted with the story of Jupiter and Europa. The reverse is inscribed 'Giove mutato in tore et Europa'.

Place of Origin

Pesaro (possibly, made)
Urbino (possibly, made)


ca. 1540-1550 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware


Diameter: 27.9 cm

Object history note

Provenance: Bought from the Soulages Collection, transferred to Circulation 25th March 1909

Descriptive line

Plate depicting the Rape of Europa, tin-glazed earthenware, made in Pesaro or Urbino, ca. 1540-1550


Earthenware; Tin glaze


Tin glazing

Subjects depicted

Bulls (animal)


Ceramics Collection

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