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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Naples (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Del Vecchio, Cherinto (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware (creamware) painted in terracotta and black enamels, moulded, incised and stamped

  • Museum number:

    C.254-1976

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 51, shelf 6

Physical description

Dish of lead-glazed earthenware (creamware) decorated in terracotta and black enamels. Shallow, oval and moulded with a basketwork pattern. The edge is stamped out to form regular loops of basketwork painted with black, and each loop has a sgraffito design of small flowers and leaves. In the centre is a terracotta jug on a black pedestal, decorated in reverse with the figure of a woman in neo-classical dress, with three horizontal bands above and below her, and two leafy sprays.

Place of Origin

Naples (made)

Date

ca. 1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Del Vecchio, Cherinto (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware (creamware) painted in terracotta and black enamels, moulded, incised and stamped

Marks and inscriptions

'FDV / N'
Impressed on the base

Dimensions

Length: 25.2 cm, Width: 21.4 cm

Descriptive line

Dish of lead-glazed earthenware (creamware) decorated in enamels, factory of Cherinto del Vecchio, Naples, ca. 1790.

Materials

Lead glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Painted; Moulded; Stamped; Incised

Subjects depicted

Basketwork; Leaves; Woman; Flowers; Jug

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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