The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Neptune calming the storm
  • Dish
  • Neptune calming the storm
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • North Central Italy
  • c. 1525
  • Tin-glazed earthenware, painted
  • Diameter: 39.5 cm
  • Inscription: 'AEOLVS IMMIŦIT VENTOS IVNÔE PRECÂE' Aeolus sends out the winds at the prayer of Juno
    Inscription: 'SOLATVR VENEREM DICTS PATER IPSE DOLĒ EM' The father himself consoles the grieving Venus with words
    Inscription: 'Quos Ego or Neptune appeasing the storm' Later inscription, painted over the glaze
    Label: '6'
    Label: '129' In ink
    Label: 'Falcke' In pencil, Leeds Exhibition of 1868
    Label: '185' In pencil
  • C36
  • Smoking Room
Further Reading
  • Isaac Falcke. Sir Richard Wallace.