The Wallace Collection

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Persephone with her companions
  • Bowl
  • Persephone with her companions
  • Workshop of Guido di Merlino , Probably
  • Urbino, Italy; lustred in Gubbio
  • c. 1540 - 1550
  • Tin-glazed earthenware, painted and lustred
  • Diameter: 23.9 cm
  • Inscription: 'proserpina / cle (colle) soi cōpagne' 'Proserpina with her companions'
    Label: '6' is struck out and replaced with '17' In pencil
    Stamp: ' ? S.O.' On red wax seal. The letters are under a coronet of seven pearls, in Gothic letters
  • C98
  • Smoking Room
Further Reading
  • Norman, A. V. B., Wallace Collection Catalogue of Ceramics I : Pottery, Maiolica, Faience, Stoneware, London: The Trustees of the Wallace Collection, 1976