Plate of earthenware, covered entirely with presumed tin glaze. Painted on the front with a shield of arms: orange, on a bend white, three pomegranates in bend sinister yellow, the bend with bianco sopra bianco decoration. Above the shield a winged cherub-head. On sides of well calligraphic decoration in bianco sopra bianco. On the rim grotesque decoration: masks, shields, winged heads. Reverse has two bands of pointed arches in blue and orange.

An00018106 001 l

Thing

Made Of
earthenware
Type of Thing
plate
Subject
cherub/cupid, grotesque, heraldry
Techniques
tin-glazed
Ware
Maiolica

Place

Made In
Faenza

Time

Acquired In
1885
Made
1510-1525

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