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made in Italy

Postcard of Bowl.
© National Museums Scotland


This maiolica bowl was made in Italy, possibly at Castel Durante, in the mid 1520s.

The bowl painted in polychrome with the Adoration of the Magi.

The Magi are the 'three wise men' from the East referred to in the Book of Matthew in the New Testament.

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Online ID: 000-180-002-359-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0504: National Museums Scotland Part 2
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1877.20.97
Date: Mid 1520's
Mid 1520s
Material: Earthenware
Dimensions: 49 mm H x 235 mm D
Subject: Ceramics : earthenware : Italy : Castel Durante
Who: Jesus Christ
Shandon Collection (Previous owner)
Where: Italy, Castel Durante
Description: Maiolica bowl painted in polychrome with the Adoration of the Magi: Italian, possibly Castel Durante, mid 1520's
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