The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Dish
  • Dish
  • Follower of Bernard Palissy (1510 - 1590) , Probably
  • France
  • late 16th - early 17th century or 19th century
  • Earthenware, lead-glazed
  • Diameter: 41 cm
  • Inscription: 'TEMPERANTIA'
    Inscription: 'AQVA', 'TERRA', IGNIS', and 'AER'
    Inscription: 'GEOMETRIA', 'ASTROLOGIA', 'MINERVA', 'GRAMMATICA', DIALECTICA', 'RHETORICA', 'MUSICA' and 'ARITHMETIQUA'
  • C176
  • Smoking Room
History
Further Reading
  • Thomas M. Whitehead; Sir Richard Wallace, 1874.