The Wallace Collection

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Joseph lowered into the well by his brothers
  • Plate
  • Joseph lowered into the well by his brothers
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Italy, probably Urbino or the Urbino district
  • 1550 - 1575
  • Tin-glazed earthenware, painted
  • Diameter: 23.5 cm
  • Inscription: 'Proijciūt josephū fratres/ atque cū postra Vendūt' 'His brothers cast Joseph down and afterwards sold him.' In blue.
  • C141
  • Armouries Corridor
Further Reading
  • Norman, A. V. B., Wallace Collection Catalogue of Ceramics I : Pottery, Maiolica, Faience, Stoneware, London: The Trustees of the Wallace Collection, 1976