Large Dish (bascile) (bassin) depicting ‘A Banquet in a Piazza’ from “The Life of Julius Caesar.” Possibly from the “Spanish Service”, commissioned by the Duke of Urbino (Guidobaldo II della Rovere (1514–1574) as a gift to the King Philip II (1527-1598) of Spain to commemorate the marriage of the duke’s daughter Virginia della Rovere (1544-1571) to Federico Borromeo, the Duke of Camerino (1535-1562) - ROM2018_16604_89

ROM2018_16604_89

Large Dish (bascile) (bassin) depicting ‘A Banquet in a Piazza’ from “The Life of Julius Caesar.” Possibly from the “Spanish Service”, commissioned by the Duke of Urbino (Guidobaldo II della Rovere (1514–1574) as a gift to the King Philip II (1527-1598) of Spain to commemorate the marriage of the duke’s daughter Virginia della Rovere (1544-1571) to Federico Borromeo, the Duke of Camerino (1535-1562)

Maker: Central design attributed to Taddeo Zuccaro (Italian, 1529-1566), grottesque border after designs by Jacques Androuet I Du Cerceau (1511-1584); made by the workshop of Orazio Fontana (Italian, 1510–1571)
Medium:Tin-glazed earthenware, polychrome decoration
Geography: Urbino, Italy
Date: About 1560-1562
Dimensions:
5.5 × 44.5 cm
Object number: 927.27.1
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