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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1580-1620 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Palissy, Bernard, born 1510 - died 1590 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware with cast, moulded and applied decoration and coloured lead glazes

  • Museum number:

    418-1854

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case V1, shelf 1

Physical description

Dish, elliptic, white ground, with reptiles, shells, and etc. in relief.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1580-1620 (made)

Artist/maker

Palissy, Bernard, born 1510 - died 1590 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware with cast, moulded and applied decoration and coloured lead glazes

Dimensions

Length: 27.5 cm, Width: 22.8 cm, Height: 4.7 cm, Weight: 0.68 kg

Object history note

At the time of acquisition, this plateau was described as 'Palissy ware' and then subsequently as 'probably made by Bernard Palissy, second half 16th century'.

Descriptive line

Dish, lead-glazed earthenware with cast, moulded and applied decoration and coloured lead glazes. Follower of Bernard Palissy. French, probably Paris region, 1580-1620

Labels and date

Dish, probably Paris region, follower of Bernard Palissy, 1580-1620 [2010 (TAB)]

Production Note

Probably Paris region

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze

Techniques

Cast; Moulded; Applied work; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Reptiles; Shells

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Figures & Decorative ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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