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  • Place of origin:

    Fontainebleau (Possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1600-1620 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with lead-based colours and relief decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Stuart G. Davis Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 44, shelf 6

Physical description

Dish with mottled lead-based colours and applied relief decoration. The figure of Pomona reclines against a tree in a garden, surrounded by plants, a rake and a spade. In her left hand is a palm branch, a bouquet of flowers in her right. There is a garland of flowers around her hair. In the background, two female figures stand in a formal garden surrounded by buildings.

Place of Origin

Fontainebleau (Possibly, made)


ca. 1600-1620 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with lead-based colours and relief decoration


Width: 25.0 cm, Length: 30.8 cm, Height: 4.1 cm maximum, Weight: 0.75 kg

Descriptive line

Dish with the figure of Pomona. Earthenware, moulded, with cloured lead- glaze. French, possibly Fontainebleau, about 1600 to 1620

Production Note

Palissy-style ware




Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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