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Basin

Maker:
Fontana workshops
Artist:
After a drawing by Battista Franco (Italian, Venice ca. 1510–1561 Venice)
Date:
ca. 1560–65
Culture:
Italian, Urbino
Medium:
Faience (tin-enameled earthenware)
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 2 3/8 x 17 in. (6 x 43.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.9.1
Not on view
Inscription: On back in blue enamel, "Cosi cogniobbe A Astu Ulisse" (trans.: How the Astute Ulysses recognized A[chilles]).
[ Goldschmidt , until 1904; sold to MMA ]
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