Shallow bowl on low foot. Earthenware covered front and back with a presumed tin-glaze. Painted on the front with Apollo stealing the cow (Io) from Argus; in the centre Apollo playing the Pan pipes to Argus; behind Apollo is the cow and behind Argus is Juno, in the sky is Jupiter with his thunderbolt. (The scene echoes Ovid 1533). On the reverse five scrolls and the inscription.

An00020365 001 l

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