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Socarrat with a Bull

UnknownLast decades 15th century

Museo Nacional de Ceramica y Artes suntuarias Gonzalez Marti de Valencia

Museo Nacional de Ceramica y Artes suntuarias Gonzalez Marti de Valencia

Rectangular plaque decorated in black and red that represents a bull. It is a ceiling plaque called “socarrat” in Valencia and they were made to be placed between beams to form a coffered ceiling with a combination of beams, cross-rails and “socarrats”. They were generally installed in religious or public buildings or in palaces of prominent people. 15th century.

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  • Title: Socarrat with a Bull
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Last decades 15th century
  • Original Tittle: Socarrat con figura de toro
  • Object Notes: Placa rectangular de techo decorada en negro y rojo que representa la figura de un toro. Se trata de una placa de techo llamada "socarrat" en Valencia y se hacía para ser colocada entre las vigas para formar una artesonado de casetones combinando las bigas con largueros y “socarrats”. Se instalaban generalmente en edificios religiosos o públicos o en palacios de gente prominente. Siglo XV.
  • Type: Ceramics
  • External Link: CERES

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