Foot and part of bowl or shallow dish on low foot, sawn into an oval shape. Earthenware, covered front and back with presumed tin glaze and lustred in red and gold. Painted with a scene of Mercury, with caduceus, winged shoes and helmet turning Battus to stone. Subject from Ovid. Figure of Mercury after Marcantonio after Raphael or Giulio Romano. Foliate scrolls in red lustre on reverse.

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Thing

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

People

Acquired From
Franks, Augustus Wollaston to The British Museum
About the Works Of
Ovid
Depicted
Battus, Hermes/Mercury
Found, Excavated, Collected By
Dennistoun, James
Influenced By
After Raphael, After Marcantonio Raimondi
Painter
Urbini, Francesco

Place

Made In
Gubbio

Time

Acquired In
1889
Made
1534

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