- Museum number
Dish of earthenware, foot cut away, covered front and back with grey-blue, presumed tin glaze. Painted decoration shows the battle of the Lapiths and Centaurs. Above the scene is a coat of arms for Francesco Guicciardini impaling Maria Salviati (wife). Beneath, letters ".VIC. .I." Reverse painted with scale pattern. Decoration in the manner of Luca Signorelli.
- Production date
Diameter: 29.30 centimetres
Height: 3.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
See bowl with the School of Athens in Arezzo, dated 1524, in Charles Dominique Fuchs, Maioliche istoriate rinascimentali, Arezzo 1993, p.168 cat.42.
Bibliography: Verlet 1937 p.184; Liverani 1939a pp.6-7.
- 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
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
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Battle between Centaurs and Lapithae
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Bernal Sale lot 1872 Christie's 5 March - 30 April 1855.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: BL.1872