- Museum number
Bowl, tin-glazed earthenware; painted on the inside with a scene in an architectural setting: king dispensing justice from his throne; at the foot of his throne, two armed guards in classicizing armour push forward a male figure holding a crucifix; inscription.
- Production date
- 1620-1640 (circa)
Diameter: 338 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Examined under UV and X-ray to determine how to dismantle and reconstruct , if necessary. Tested for NAA. Painting found to be original under resin, the latter now removed. Most of the body original.
Bibliography: Wilson 1991.
- Not on display
- Broken, repaired and the painting covered with resin.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Found with an assemblage of Italian pottery in the back-yard of a house in the Westermarkt, Amsterdam, which can be dated to c1600. Published by Jan Baart, 'Italian Renaissance Pottery', ed. T.Wilson, London 1991, pp. 232-240, figs. 4, 6.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number