9 July 2001
A Siena plate
Circa 1745, probably Ferdinando Maria Campani
Painted with two farm-girls on a hill, a brass urn lodged on the edge of a well nearby, before buildings below and distant mountains, within a manganese line and ochre rim (small rim chip at 11 o'clock, slight flaking to rim)
10 in. (25.4 cm.) diam.
Schloß Thallwitz (reverse with red inventory number Th.4.)
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Steffen Berg, op. cit. (January 1996), pl. 34.
Cf. Pelizzoni/Zanchi, La maiolica dei Terchi (Florence, 1982), pl. 53 and 54; see also the examples in the Kunstgewerbemuseum in Berlin, K2179 and K2180.
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