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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Faenza (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1530 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    8955-1863

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 40, shelf 2

Physical description

Bowl, fluted and scalloped; the raised centre is painted with a half-length figure of a woman holding a pierced heart. The border is of radiating flutings alternating in orange and deep blue, painted with foliated scrolls.

Place of Origin

Faenza (made)

Date

ca. 1530 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 cm

Object history note

Provenance: Bought from the Soulages Collection for 6l, transferred to Circulation 1909

Descriptive line

Fluted and scalloped bowl, woman holding a pierced heart within a border of foliated scrolls, tin-glazed earthenware, made in Faenza, ca. 1530

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Tin glazing

Subjects depicted

Figures (representations); Scrolling foliage; Pierced hearts

Categories

Ceramics; Maiolica; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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