C8: Maiolica Dish: Medea and Aeson
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|Title||Maiolica Dish: Medea and Aeson|
|Object type||In category: Ceramics » Dish|
|Date||Between 1540 and 1550|
Studio of Francesco Durantino - Pottery painter(s)
|Place of origin||Europe » Southern Europe » Italy » Northern Italy » Northern Italy|
25.0 cm diameter
|Materials & techniques||
Circular maiolica dish depicting several scenes from the myth of Medea and Aeson. Green, yellow, brown, black and blue oxides.
|Marks and inscriptions||
This dish was probably made in the workshop of Francesco Durantino in either in Urbino or Monte Bagnolo, near Perugia, in northern Italy. Francesco Durantino was one of the most prolific of the istoriato painters of this period.
|Muse theme||The Art of Collecting
The History of the Holburne Collection » The Collection » Ceramics
|Provenance||Sir Thomas William Holburne (1793-1874); by whom bequeathed to Mary Anne Barbara Holburne (1802-1882), by whom bequeathed to the Museum|