- Museum number
Straight-sided albarello with two handles. Earthenware covered on the outside with a whitish glaze, perhaps over a slip. Painted on the front with a grotesque design on a dark blue ground, consisting of a central winged figure, monsters, braziers, dolphins and foliate scrollwork. Below, an inscription "COMINO PESTO". Alla porcellana decoration on shoulder and near foot.
- Production date
- 1510-1530 (circa)
Height: 34.50 centimetres
Width: 28 centimetres (inc handles)
- Curator's comments
- Bibliography: Drey 1978 pl. 15 C.
Three more apparently from the same set shown at Masterpiece London 2013.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
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