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Bowl with Saint Nicholas of Tolentino

Date:
1524
Culture:
Italian, Gubbio
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-enameled earthenware), lustered
Dimensions:
H. 7 in. (17.8 cm), Diam. 13-1/2 in. (34.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of V. Everit Macy, in memory of his wife, Edith Carpenter Macy, 1927
Accession Number:
27.97.22
Not on view
Figures in the small roundels on the inner wall are Saint Ubaldus (?) and Archangel Raphael with Tobias; Saints Peter and Paul are on the outer wall.
Inscription: On inner wall below rim, on ribbands and labels, "SPQR", "X M [AS?] deo" (?Christ my God, see catalogue cards for exact writing), "P. fede vivo" (through faith I live), "1524". On rim "X ma Xdio" (Christ my God) (see catalogue cards for exact writing)
V. Everit Macy (until 1927; to MMA)
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