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Dish: C.2272-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Painter: D'Alessandro, Angelo Antonio (Attributed to)

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Description

Maiolica dish, painted in blue with a nude woman holding a drape on a globe, with her feet resting on a lion.

Earthenware, tin-glazed overall. Painted in blue.
Shape 65 but deeper.
In the central medallion a nude woman with long hair sits holding a drape on a globe. Her right foot rests on the head of a lion which prances along behind the globe. The edge of the well is encircled by a reserved zig-zag between two concentric circles. On the rim there are four arrangements of scrolls, daisies and stylised foliage, alternating with four bunches of stylised foliage. The edge is bordered by short strokes between narrow bands.

Notes

History note: Ravello, where obtained in 1904 by a Mrs Adams who gave it to Dr J.W.L. Glaisher.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 28.2 cm
Height: 3.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Laterza ⪼ Puglia ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Late 17th Century
Circa 1680 - 1700

School or Style

Baroque

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Earthenware, tin-glazed overall. Painted in blue.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2272-1928
Primary reference Number: 73305
Old object number: 2144
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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