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Dish

Maker:
Casa Pirota factory
Date:
dated 1520 or later
Culture:
Italian, Faenza
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 1 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. (4.8 x 27.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1946
Accession Number:
46.85.35
Not on view
Marking: Underside in underglaze blue, mark of Casa Pirota (see catalogue cards).
Frédéric Spitzer (until 1893; sale, Frédéric Spitzer, 33 rue de Villejust, Paris, May 15, 1893, no. 1051); John Edward Taylor (until 1912; sale, John Edward Taylor collection, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, July 1, 1912, p. 73, no. 259); Mortimer L. Schiff , New York (before 1927–46; his sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, May 4, 1946, no. 52; sold through French & Co. to MMA)
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