- Museum number
Bowl with broad rim; earthenware covered front and back with a presumed tin-glaze. Painted on the front with the arms of Gonzaga impaling Este (for Isabella d'Este Marchioness of Mantua); shield is supported by two winged putti; inscription in the well; on the border Apollo and the Python; Cupid and Apollo; Apollo chasing Daphne who is turning into a tree, below is a river god (Peneus); hanging from a tree a shield with on a blue field a burning crucible containing gold bars.
- Production date
- 1524 (probably)
Diameter: 27.10 centimetres
Height: 4.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Bibliography: Rackham 1922 p.128, pl IId.
Another from the set, Fall of Phaeton, sold Sotheby's 7 December 2010, lot 5. Another from the set sold in Paris, Christies 17 December 2009.
- On display (G46/dc2)
- Exhibition history
2011-2012 11 Oct-27 Feb, France, Château d’Ecouen, Musée National de la Renaissance, La Faïence des Humanistes, le décor de la majolique italienne entre 1480 et 1530
1995 18 Oct-1996 19 Feb, France, Musée Nationale de la Renaissance Château d’Ecouen, Le Dressoir du Prince, cat. no. 54, p. 112.
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
- Acquisition notes
- Bernal Sale lot 2049 Christie's 5 - 30 April 1855.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: BL.2049