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Inkwell

Inkwell

  • Place of origin:

    Talavera, Spain (probably, made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (production)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Alan Scrivener

  • Museum number:

    C.59-2002

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137, case F1, shelf 4

Physical description

Small square, tin-glazed earthenware inkwell. Circular container in the middle, blue and orange decorations on a white ground.

Place of Origin

Talavera, Spain (probably, made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (production)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Height: 7 cm, Width: 10 cm

Descriptive line

Tin-glazed eathenware inkwell, Spain (probably Talavera), 17th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Pleguezuelo, Alfonso (ed): Lozas y Azulejos: de la coleccion Carranza, vol: I, Castilla-La Mancha, 2002, p. 291, Tv 12
A very similar object of the same shape, decorated only in blue is illustrated and described there as a salt, attributed to Talavera-Puente, C 17th. It mentions further parallels in the Museo de Artes Decorativas

Materials

Earthenware

Categories

Ceramics

Collection code

CER

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