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Plate, slightly sloping rim, central depression, low foot-ring. Earthenware covered on the front and back with a presumed tin-glaze. Front is painted, in the centre a vase-shaped flaming altar, to the left a man brings a bowl and in the foreground a man kneels astride a (?) calf, to the right an old man prays and a younger one grabs a ram. On the reverse an inscription.
- Production date
- 1530-1537 (circa)
Diameter: 26 centimetres
Height: 2.60 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Bibliographic: Wallen 1968 p100, note 2, fig.8, fig.9; Rasmussen 1972 pp.52-53, Abb 4.
Compare plate with Seizure of Helen attributed to Nicola and inscribed on reverse in very similar manner and same hand: Como paris Rapi Elena in grezia e menola a troia, sold Sotheby's London 6 July 2010 (Furniture sale) lot 9.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1989 12 Sep-15 Oct, Glasgow, Art Gallery & Museum, Ceramics for the Italian Renaissance
1989 22 Jan-2 Apr, Stoke-on-Trent, City Museum & Art Gallery, Ceramic Art of the Italian Renaissance
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number