46. Deruta Plate – Two Riders, Narrative (Istoriato) Painting, Lustreware around 1520

Deruta (Italy) 16th - V&A London UK

Plate from Deruta in Umbria with distinctive painting of two riders dated around 1520. By the 1460s workshops in Deruta (Umbria) mastered the method of painting ceramics with metal luster. Deruta made large quantities of lustreware until the end of the 16th century, when the technique fell out of fashion.

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