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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Faenza (made)

  • Date:

    1490-1510 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled earthenware painted in colours

  • Museum number:

    469-1899

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 36, shelf 6

Physical description

Plate with shallow centre and a wide flat rim. Painted in blue, green, orange and yellow. In the middle a motif called 'fede'; two clasped hands, within a circular medallion, surrounded by an orange-coloured border. The rim is painted with a wide border of continuous floral scrolls Persian palmette'. The reverse is painted with concentric bands in shades of blue.

Place of Origin

Faenza (made)

Date

1490-1510 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled earthenware painted in colours

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 cm

Object history note

Provenance: Bought from the Bardini Collection for £6 10s

Descriptive line

Dish of enamelled earthenware painted in colours, Faenza, late 15th century

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Medallion; Floral; Hands

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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