Salt cellar, hollow rectangular on four feet, shallow recess shaped as a rounded oblong. Earthenware covered with a presumed tin-glaze. Painted decoration, in the recess a standing naked woman with a spear and shield (Minerva?), on one long side a reclining river god and on the other a sleeping woman (Venus?) and Cupid. Landscapes as background and around the recess a garland of leaves and fruit.

An00021452 001 l

Thing

Made Of
earthenware
Type of Thing
salt
Subject
myth/legend, classical deity, cherub/cupid
Techniques
tin-glazed
Ware
Maiolica

Place

Made In
Urbino

Time

Acquired In
1852
Made
1535-1550

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