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MAIOLICA PLATE HOLLAND 1550

Ex J.W.N. van Achterbergh collection

Object:

Nº 186

Material:

Glazed terracotta

Type Object:

Objects of the everyday life

Dimensions:

Diam: 20.5 cm (8.07″)

Provenance:

Excavated at Prinsenstraat 30 in Antwerp and belonged to the collection of Franz Claes (1860-1933), curator of the Museum Steen and Vleeeshuis, in Antwerp., It was sold by Frans Claes on November 27th 1933, lot n°1325, and then joined the collection of J.W.N. van Achterbergh.

Bibliography:

Exposition catalogue, 18 Dec.1971-29 Jan. 1972 ill 53 P. 49 Antwerp Plateel, Tentoonstelling Fries Museum Leeuwarden

Exposed in the Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam from 1937 to 1980.
Glazed ceramic plate with hand painted detail in blue and white. Adorned with geometric motifs of concentric bands ending with a formation of 10 petals of a flower. Restoration of chips and small parts missing on the edge.Maiolica is a glazed ceramic of the Italian Renaissance, traditionally depicting historical or legendary scenes in colour on a white backdrop. The name derives from the island of Mallorca, known for the quality achieved by their Moorish potters who frequently worked in Sicily.

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