An Italian Majolica Tatza


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In the center a walking putto with a lance set on a ground seperated from the illustration on the wall by bands. On the wall, two winged, double-tailed mermaids, four birds. The rim is edged in yellow and orange hatches. The winged mermaids are typical for the illustrations on crespinas from Deruta. Simular crespinas with grotesques decoration from Deruta, dating from the first half of the 17th century, are located in various Italian museums.

  • Colour: yellow, orange, manganese and blue
  • Outside: tinglaze
  • Decoration: putto with lance in a medallion, double tailed mermaids
Origin
Deruta
Period
1600-1650
Material
Majolica
Reference
111-1026

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