Iconography
ORNAMENT
Plant and floral motifs
PORTRAITS
Unidentified
Female
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Liberty (Libertas)
UNIDENTIFIED ICONOGRAPHIES
Miscellaneous
Further details
Plate decorated with woman holding a small object, probably a book and waving a flag or banner, between two plant forms, surrounded by a border of zigzags and stylized plant motifs. The figure is similar to the later French Marianne and may symbolize Liberty
ARTIST/CREATOR
Anonymous probably southern Puglia
DATE
circa 1680 - circa 1700
LOCATION
Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Timothy Wilson, Italian Maiolica and Europe, Oxford 2017, cat. no. 140
Contact
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