Plate of earthenware, covered front and back with grey-blue, presumed tin glaze, and painted decoration. In the centre is a portrait of a bearded man in a turban holding an inscribed tablet ("TURCA"?). Around this is a band of stylised floral pattern and ladder pattern at edge of the well. On rim, foliate scrollwork with pears at top and bottom. On the reverse, four zones of floral ornament.

An00017079 001 l

Thing

Made Of
earthenware
Type of Thing
plate
Subject
plant, headgear/hairstyle, flower, leaf
Techniques
tin-glazed
Ware
Maiolica

People

Acquired From
Webb, John to The British Museum
Depicted
Turk
In Inscription
Turk

Place

Made In
Faenza

Time

Acquired In
1855
Made
1524

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