Dish by Unknown Artist

Hispano-Moresque armorial dish decorated in blue and gold lustre with bryony flowers and leaves, with a shield in the centre containing the arms of the Gentili family of Florence.

Details

Medium:
Pottery & lustre
Dimensions:
43 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,484 ( Total: £3,300)
Acquired in:
1962
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Reverse is decorated with a central rosette surounded by two circles of flowers and leaves in gold lustre.

Provenance

Sir Otto Beit; Lady Munro (daughter).

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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