Overall (confirmed): H. 1 1/8 x Diam. 9 5/16 in. (2.9 x 23.7 cm)
Fletcher Fund, 1946
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 604
This plate was made in Umbria for the Venetian market, and is decorated with the arms of the city – the Lion of St. Mark with an open book inscribed PAX TIBI MARCE EVANGELISTA MEUS (Peace be with you, Mark, my Evangelist).
Charles Mannheim (by 1898) ; Émile Gaillard , Paris (until 1904; sale, Paris, June 8, 1904, no. 456) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York ; Mortimer L. Schiff , New York (before 1927–46; his sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, May 4, 1946, no. 87; sold through French & Co. to MMA)