Basin with four scenes from Roman history after designs by Taddeo and Federico Zuccaro, Urbino.

The basin has a shallow three-lobed shape and the background incorporates grotesque motifs. The base is decorated with a swan design.

Provenance

By 1862, Baron Lionel de Rothschild, London; Frederic Spitzer, Paris; 1893 Harding, London; early 1960s Cyril Humphris, London; 1969 private collection.




Exhibitions at Ashmolean Museum

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