The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
The head of Pompey brought to Caesar
  • Bowl
  • The head of Pompey brought to Caesar
  • Workshop of Guido di Merlino
  • Urbino, Italy; lustred in Gubbio
  • c. 1540 - 1550
  • Tin-glazed earthenware, painted and lustred
  • Diameter: 24.5 cm
  • Inscription: 'el richa don / de lonorata testa' Translation: The rich gift of the honoured head. In black.
    Label: '5' is struck out and replaced with 73' In pencil
    Seal: Remains of red wax seal
  • C99
  • 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