Dish (coppa amatoria)

Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware) | 21.5cm | c. 1530

probably the "In Castel Durante" Painter

The woman painted on this bella donna footed bowl, or coppa, is identified as "Beautiful Livia." She wears a silk velvet cap, or scufia, with a jewel at the center and a necklace of black cord, whose pendant is tucked into her bodice—fashionable atti...
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