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Deep dish

Date:
second quarter 16th century
Culture:
Spanish, Valencia
Medium:
Tin-glazed and luster-painted earthenware
Dimensions:
H. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm), Diam. 15 7/8 in. (40.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1894
Accession Number:
94.4.379
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 535
This dish, with its diagonally gadrooned border, is fashioned after a common metal form. As are many seventeenth-century pieces, it is decorated with a mostly illegible psuedo-Latin inscription.
Henry G. Marquand (until 1894; to MMA)
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