Mary's Maiolica Arts

Painted Ceramics - Mugs, Jugs and Misc.

Yhs Jug

Water Pitcher

This pitcher decorated with a stylized "YHS" is a traditional religious design.  A water pitcher of this design can be seen in two 15th century paintings by Hans Memling.  The paintings are Madonna and Child, c. 1480-90 and Jug of Flowers, c. 1485-90 (reverse of a Portrait of a Young Man).

Vine work plant stand

Plant Stand

Four maiolica tiles set into iron plant stand.  Original design inspired by 16th century vine work.  Width. 12 inches.


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