Maiolica footed dish by Giulio da Urbino

Maiolica dish painted on the front with a political allegory, referring to a contemporary event, the Sack of Rome of 1527.

Details

Medium:
Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 28 cm
Art Fund grant:
£20,000 ( Total: £69,400)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Trinity Fine Art

Provenance

Collection of Charles Loeser, Florence; label on reverse is a 2nd World War storage label; bought by father of present owner from Loeser before 1955

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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