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A style of decoration on Italian maiolica pottery, in which a painted scene, usually of a mythical, historical, or biblical subject, covers the entire surface. In the 16th century Urbino was the main centre for this style of decoration.

http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O70630/dish/ Description and illustration on Victoria and Albert Museum website.

Subjects: Art — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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