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Bowl and cover

Patanazzi Francesco, possibly workshop of

Urbino, c. 1580

26.4 cm (diameter); cm (diameter)

tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)

In the centre of the cup, Venus and Cupid. This is perhaps one of the multiple stacking sets of pottery vessels made as gifts for new mothers.

Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1888.  WA1888.CDEF.C456

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