Raffaellesco Ceramic - Serveware
Deruta, a small town located in Umbria (in the heart of Italy), became a principal center during the Renaissance when majolica was considered as important an art form as painting and sculpture. The pinnacle of majolica production was from 1550-1600. It is renowned for its Raffaelesco and Ricco Deruta designs. Today, Deruta is considered to be the finest school of majolica in Italy.