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Basin with Clasped Hands Motif

Manufacturer: Deruta

Date: c.1500-1530
Outside Diameter: 33 cm (13 in.)
Medium: Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica), with metallic lustre
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Italy, Umbria, Deruta
Object number: G83.1.340
DescriptionDeruta relief moulded tondo, the recessed central boss with clasped hands beneath a crown and above a heart with rosettes to either side. All within a meander-pattern surround. The well has a quartieri and the border has a band of stylized foliage. It is painted in blue and gold lustre.