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The Nativity

Artist:
Painted by Fra Xanto Avelli da Rovigo (ca. 1486–1582)
Date:
1538
Culture:
Italian, Urbino (lustred in Gubbio)
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-enameled earthenware), lustered
Dimensions:
H. 2 in. (5.1 cm), Diam. 10-1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of V. Everit Macy, in memory of his wife, Edith Carpenter Macy, 1927
Accession Number:
27.97.36
Not on view
Signature: On back: "X"

Inscription: On back: ".1538. L'util natal d'il redentore del mondo" (trans.: The birth for our benefit of the Savior of the world?)
V. Everit Macy (until 1927; to MMA)
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