Shallow bowl with broad rim. Earthenware covered front and back with a presumed tin-glaze. Painted in the centre is Hercules spinning with Deianeira, on the right a faun hiding behind a tree and gesturing. The story is from Ovid. On the left a coat of arms, helm and crest. At the top left is an inscription "SAPIES DOMINATBITUR ASTRIS".

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Thing

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

People

Acquired From
Barwell, A H S to The British Museum
About the Works Of
Ovid
Depicted
Deianeira, Herakles/Hercules

Place

Made In
Castel Durante

Time

Acquired In
1913
Made
1551

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