The Annoni-Visconti Marriage Bowl

On display


  • Title

    The Annoni-Visconti Marriage Bowl

  • Artist/maker

    possibly style of Giovan Battista Busca (active 1578 - died by 1613)
    possibly workshop of Dionigi Busca (c. 1528 - 1578)
  • Associated place

    Milan (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1569 - 1571
  • Material and technique


  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    11.3 cm excluding handles (height)
    33.2 cm excluding handles (diameter)
    37 cm with handles (width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased (Blakiston Fund) with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Art Fund (with a contribution from the Wolfson Foundation), MGC/V&A Purchase Grant Fund and the Friends of the Ashmolean, 1997.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Warren, Jeremy, Vol 1 Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2014), pp. 244 - 253 no. 62

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