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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Tuscany (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1500 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    1204-1864

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 37, shelf 2

Physical description

Flattish plate painted in blue, yellow, orange, copper green, purple. Depicts the head of the Medusa, the coat of arms of the Pitti family of Florence beneath.

Place of Origin

Tuscany (made)

Date

ca. 1500 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Diameter: 56.5 cm

Descriptive line

Dish depciting the head of Medusa above the coat of arms of Pitti family of Florence, probably made in Tuscany, ca. 1500

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Tin glazing

Subjects depicted

Coats of arms

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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