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Urbino, circa 1560

Diana and Callisto | Diane et Callisto

Collection Antony Embden | Trésors de la Renaissance

Urbino, circa 1560

Urbino, circa 1560

Diana and Callisto | Diane et Callisto

Diana and Callisto | Diane et Callisto

Urbino, circa 1560

Diana and Callisto


maiolica istoriato dish

Diam. 30 cm, 11 4⁄5 in.

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Urbino, vers 1560

Diane et Callisto


plat en faïence émaillée et historiée

Diam. 30 cm, 11 4⁄5 in.

The dish is in good condition overall, with a few minor losses along the edge of the rim.


The polychromy appears to have been retouched in some places, in particular to Diana’s blue drapery.

The rim with a 1,5 cm lack to the right border at 2 o’clock.


The plate appears to have been restored on the upper edge (3 cm), as well as the right side of the rim. 


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Related Litterature / Référence bibliographique

T. Wilson & D. Thornton, Italian Renaissance Ceramics: a catalogue of the British Museum collection , London, 2009.