Dish; earthenware; large, shallow, sides sloping to centre, slight half-way ridge; covered both sides with a creamy tin-glaze and painted with copper-brown lustre; obverse, ribs outline petal shaped compartments filled with pellets; in the centre a shield of arms, quarterly per saltire four pellets reserved in white on lustre, and two eagles for Sicily; outside this the dot-and-stalk motif, thistles and leaves; two suspension holes; reverse, five concentric bands of diagonal lines; in the centre a spiral wheel.
- Made in: Manises (?)
- (Europe,Spain,Valencia (region),Valencia (province),Manises)
- Diameter: 45 centimetres
See also 1878,1230.336
Bibliography: van de Put 1904 pp.90-91.
1993, Jan-present, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, Renaissance Applied Arts LT Loan
Chipped and worn.
- Emblem of: Sicily
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Object reference number: MCN132
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