An Italian Maiolica Urbino Shaped Dish

9741 An Italian Maiolica Urbino shaped dish, painted with Apollo and Daphne at the point of her transformation in a wooded mountainous landscape with the sea beyond, relief moulded body on a raised circular foot, inscribed “Apollo et daffne coversa (sic) in lauro.” Reattached rim chips, old restoration.

 

Italy

1550-70

 

Diameter: 10.75 ins (27.5 cm)                                         £6,000

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