Bowl from a birth set with birth scene and Diana and Actaeon

Perhaps the "Milan Marsyas" Painter
In collaboration with Fra Xanto Avelli da Rovigo

Not on view

This footed bowl originally formed the base of a birth set—a series of nesting bowls and dishes celebrating childbirth. Only when the set was disassembled would the domestic image on its interior be revealed. Here, a new mother appears in her bedchamber together with her infant and two companions. The exterior decoration depicts the unfortunate hunter Actaeon, who was turned into a stag by the goddess Diana.

Bowl from a birth set with birth scene and Diana and Actaeon, Perhaps the "Milan Marsyas" Painter, Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware), Italian, Urbino

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