Bowl (1 of 2)

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made at Faenza, Italy

Postcard of Bowl (1 of 2).
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Bowl (1 of 2)

This maiolica bowl was made around 1524 at Faenza in Italy.

The bowl is painted with a border of grotesques in opaque white on blue. In the centre in polychrome is a shield of arms, probably the arms of Altoriti and Soderini. (Bindo Altoriti married Fiammetta Soderini in 1511.)

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Online ID: 000-190-004-691-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.510.6
Date: Around 1524
c. 1524
Material: Earthenware. Inscription: B O
Dimensions: 41 mm H x 245 mm D
What: Bowl
Subject: Ceramics : earthenware : Italy : Faenza
Who: Auguste Ricard de Montferrand Collection (Previous owner)
Where: Italy, Faenza
Description: Maiolica bowl painted with a border of grotesques in opaque white on blue, and with a shield of arms in the centre in polychrome: Italian, Faenza, c. 1524
  • Curnow, Celia, Italian Maiolica in the National Museums of Scotland. Edinburgh: NMS, 1992 
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