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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Pesaro (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1485-90 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    1738-1855

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case J1, shelf 4

Maiolica dish with geometric decoration and the coat of arms of King Matthias of Hungary and his wife, Beatrix of Aragon.

Physical description

Maiolica dish with geometric decoration and coat of arms of King Matthias Corvinus and his wife, Beatrix of Aragon

Place of Origin

Pesaro (probably, made)

Date

1485-90 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 cm

Object history note

This dish was part of a service made for King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary (1458-90) and his wife, Beatrix of Aragon.

Descriptive line

Dish with a deep well, tin-glazed earthenware with painted decoration, with the arms of King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary and his wife.

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

The dowry of Beatrice : Italian maiolica art and the court of King Matthias : exhibitions catalogue / edited by Gabriella Balla and Zsombor Jékely ; [curator of the exhibitions, Gabriella Balla ; translated by Miklós Bodóczky, Chris Sullivan ; authors of the catalogue entries, Gabriella Balla ... et al.]. Budapest : Iparmuvészeti Múzeum, 2008.
A. Bettini, Sul Servizio di Mattia Corvino e sulla maiolica pesarese della seconda meta del XV secolo, in Faenza, LXXXIII (1997), pp. 169-204, pl. XXV a.

Production Note

Potters from Pesaro perhaps working in the Royal Palace, Buda

Subjects depicted

Coat of arms

Categories

Earthenware; Tableware & cutlery; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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