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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Deruta (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1510-1520 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    tin-glazed earthenware with gold lustre and blue

  • Museum number:

    246-1853

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 38, shelf 3

Physical description

Plate with deep well and large vertical rim; tin-glazed front and back, painted in gold lustre and blue. The centre depicts a female portrait in profile with a branch of flowering shrub. The border alternates between rays and flowers. Concentric lines of lustre on the reverse.

Place of Origin

Deruta (made)

Date

ca. 1510-1520 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

tin-glazed earthenware with gold lustre and blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.9 cm

Object history note

Bought for 1l 13s 6d

Descriptive line

Dish, tin-glazed earthenware with gold lustre and blue, possibly Deruta, ca. 1510-1520.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Lustre

Subjects depicted

Plants; Portrait; Female

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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