Vase with arms of Baglioni family, two handles in the shape of winged serpents, made in Deruta, Italy, 1475-1500, tin-glazed earthenware
Height: 27.5 cm, Width: 25 cm
Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137
Formerly Castellani Collection. Arms of Baglioni of Perugia (main family there in the 15th century).
Vase depicting Coat of arms of Baglioni family of Perugia.
Made in Deruta, Italy 1475-1500
Carotuche with the inscription: 'EL NON PODER ME FINE'
670-1884 Castellani Collection
Arms od Baglioni of Perugia (main family there in the 15th century) [16/07/2008]
Fiocco & Gherardi, La ceramica di Deruta dal XIII al XVIII sec., Perugia, 1994, p.153. Deruta, second half of the 15th century.Deruta, Faenza XXII, re. XX & XXI. Observe the shield of the Baglioni family on 163 (Rackham 1963 revisions)
According to Donatone it was made in the 1470's in the royal factory of Castelnuovo, near Naples. Donatone G., La Maiolica napoletana del Rinascimento, Napoli, 1993, pl.159 (NAL library) Wallis, Figure design, fig.80 where it is suggested that the inscription should read " EL.NON.PODER.ME.FINE " ("Inability puts an end to me").