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Maiolica shallow bowl standing on a low foot. Coppa. Maestro Giorgio Andreoli, workshop, Umbria, Gubbio. Circular with shallow curved sides and convex boss surrounded by a rib, standing on a low foot. In the middle, within a circular lustred rib, the Agnus Dei, bearing a pennant with a red cross, stands on a red and white chequered pavement. Behind him is a blue skyline and blue striated sky with lustre strokes on it. On the sides, radiating oval leaves alternate with stylised plants bearing spherical buds reserved in a blue ground. A lustre band encircles the rim. The back is decorated in coppery-gold lustre with a stroke in the middle, and three swirls on the sides. Buff earthenware, moulded with decoration in relief and tin-glazed pale beige overall. Painted in blue, and with red and coppery-gold lustre, height, whole, 5.8 cm, diameter, whole, 24.7 cm, circa 1530-1550. Renaissance. Production Notes: The Agnus Dei (Lamb of God) is one of several stock motifs found on the central medallions of Gubbio moulded dishes (coppe), whose sides are decorated with a variety of radiating relief motifs such as leaves, buds and rays.