Shallow dish on low foot, earthenware covered front and back with a presumed tin-glaze. On the front painted decoration lustred in red, golden-brown and brown. In the foreground Hercules fighting the Nemean lion. In the background a cave, a town and a ship at sea. Rim is painted and lustred. Reverse has concentric circles and zigzags in lustre.

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Thing

Made Of
earthenware
Type of Thing
dish
Subject
mammal, myth/legend, classical deity
Techniques
tin-glazed, lustred
Ware
Maiolica

People

Acquired From
Forrest, William to The British Museum
Depicted
Nemean Lion, Herakles/Hercules
Found, Excavated, Collected By
Hamilton, James

Place

Made In
Gubbio

Time

Acquired In
1851
Related Event
Labours of Hercules, Hercules and the Nemean Lion
Made
1520

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