Italian ceramics from the British Museum

A few pictures from my last visit to the British Museum, where a significant collection of Italian ceramics is hosted.

The display is quite unattractive and, in my opinion, not very well organized, but the quality of the pieces is really good and definitely worth a visit.

I took some pictures with my phone – not a good quality, but enough to whet your appetite.

Two plates or bowls made in Deruta by Nicola di Pietro Francioli in 1515-1530 2015-10-28 16.19.11-1

A set of handmade tiles from made in Siena. They come from Palazzo Marsili and were probably made in the early 17th century.

A large bowl, wine cooler from Urbino made in the workshop of Francesco Patanazzi in 1608.

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A large wall plate made in Siena around 1510.

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A graffito wall plate from the area of Ferrara or Mantova.

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