The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Bust of a woman
  • Dish
  • Bust of a woman
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Deruta, Italy
  • c. 1500 - 1515
  • Tin-glazed earthenware, painted and lustred
  • Diameter: 38.9 cm
  • Inscription: 'SoLA. SPERÂÇA. ELMo. CoR. TE NE' Sola speranza el mio cor tene (my heart has only hope)
  • C27
  • Smoking Room
Further Reading
  • The comte de Lavalette; the comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.