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Shallow bowl with Beautiful Cassandra

Decorator:
Lustered by Vincenzo Andreoli (Italian, active Gubbio and Urbino, late 16th century)
Date:
1538
Culture:
Italian, probably Urbino with Gubbio or Urbino luster
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware), lustered
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 2 × 9 1/2 in. (5.1 × 24.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of V. Everit Macy, in memory of his wife, Edith Carpenter Macy, 1927
Accession Number:
27.97.24
Not on view
Signature: On back in luster: 1538 N (date and mark for lusterer, possibly Vincenzo Andreoli)

Inscription: Inscribed on scroll: CASANDRA BELL[A] [trans.: Beautiful Cassandra]
V. Everit Macy , New York and Tannersville, NY (probably by 1907/8–27; on loan to MMA 1908–27)
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