Artist: Italian , Gubbio, early 16th century
Date: ca. 1530
Culture: Italian, Gubbio
Medium: Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions: Diameter: 9 15/16 in. (25.2 cm)
Credit Line: Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.1.1107
This small lustered bowl is typical of ceramics made in Gubbio in the 1520s and 1530s. The meaning of the boy playing with a pinwheel is uncertain, but it relates to imagery found on birth trays.