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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Bowl

ca. 1892 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Deep bowl, circular, flat rim. Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours with leaves and flowers in Iznik style.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware, polychrome painted, glazed
Brief Description
Deep bowl, tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours, by Ulisse Cantagalli, Florence, Italy, ca. 1892
Physical Description
Deep bowl, circular, flat rim. Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours with leaves and flowers in Iznik style.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 43cm
Marks and Inscriptions
painted cockerel on base - factory mark (painted on base in underglaze blue)
Object history
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.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
304-1892

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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