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Dish with The Discovery of Achilles

Maker:
Probably Fontana workshops
Artist:
After a drawing by Battista Franco (Italian, Venice ca. 1510–1561 Venice)
Date:
ca. 1555–60
Culture:
Italian, Urbino
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 2 3/8 × 17 in. (6 × 43.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.9.1
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on back in blue enamel: Cosi Cogniobbe achil' l'Astuto / Ulisse. [trans.: How the clever Ulysses recognized Achilles.]

Circular sticker on back, in ink: 9212 / [indecipherable letters and symbols]

Marking: Unmarked
[ J. & S. Goldschmidt , Frankfurt, by 1903–4; sold to MMA ]
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