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The Nativity

Artist:
Fra Xanto Avelli da Rovigo (ca. 1486–1582)
Date:
1538
Culture:
Italian, Urbino with Gubbio luster
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware), lustered
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 × 10 1/2 in. (5.1 × 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 re / dentore 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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