Plate with well. Earthenware covered front and back with presumed tin glaze. A painted landscape with buildings; to the right Astyages sleeping in a tent; in the centre a woman (Asia personified), her arms raised in distress; to the left Astyages' daughter with a vine issuing from her loins; in foreground a boy, Cyrus. Story from the epitome of Trogus Pompeius by Justin. Figures after Marcantonio and after Mantegna (?).

An00020177 001 l

Thing

Made Of
earthenware
Type of Thing
plate
Subject
allegory/personification, myth/legend
Techniques
tin-glazed
Ware
Maiolica

Place

Made In
Urbino

Time

Acquired In
1878
Made
1542

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