Dish by Unknown Artist

Dish on low foot painted in ochre, blue and yellow, the central boss with an armorial shield flanked by the letters 'P' and 'F' within a band of scrolling foliage.


Details

Medium:
Tin-glazed & painted earthenware
Art Fund grant:
£880 ( Total: £3,521)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Sotheby's

The foot inscribed in blue 'fatto in nazzano di S.Paulo di Roma il primo di Agosto 1583'. Made in Nazzino, Italy.

Provenance

Not known

Venue details

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

Entry details

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