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Jar

Date:
ca. 1515–20
Culture:
Italian, Faenza
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 10 1/4 x 8 5/8 in. (26 x 21.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1946
Accession Number:
46.85.24
Not on view
Inscription: In medallion behind King David, "DAVITTE/POFEA" (Davitte Pofeta), below medallions on each side, on continuous banderole, "COSERVA.BORAGINATA", on each side, on same banderole, ".E.P.F.".
Sigismond Bardac , Paris (by 1913) ; Mortimer L. Schiff , New York (before 1927–46; his sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, May 4, 1946, no. 38; sold through French & Co. to MMA)
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