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Dish with arms of the Strozzi and Ridolfi families

Workshop of Piero Bergantini (Italian, active Faenza, 1503–40) and
Paolo Bergantini (Italian, active Faenza, 1507–41)
ca. 1525
Italian, Faenza
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Overall (confirmed): 2 5/8 × 16 1/8 in. (6.7 × 41 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of V. Everit Macy, in memory of his wife, Edith Carpenter Macy, 1927
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ocher on back: 35. (probably an inventory number for a collection before 1907)

Marking: On back in center of foot ring: [crossed circle, with small circle in one quarter]
probably commissioned for Roberto di Michele Strozzi or his wife ; Marietta di Simone Ridolfi , Florence ; [ probably Alessandro Imbert , Rome; probably sold to Macy ] ; V. Everit Macy , New York and Tannersville, NY (by 1907–27; on loan to MMA during those years)
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