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Plate

Artist:
After an etching by Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1733–37
Culture:
French, Sinceny
Medium:
Faience (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1950
Accession Number:
50.211.94
Not on view
The design is after an etching by Salvator Rosa (1615–1673), of which the Museum has an example in the Department of Drawings and Prints (see 17.50.17-134).
Inscription: Pasters on underside: [1] COLLECTION DU DR CHOMPRET, Faiences Françaises; [2] COLLECTION AM [or MA]

Marking: On back of rim in black: S
Charles Perrot (until 1923; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, March 20–22, 1923, lot 273; sold with a similar plate for FF 3,200 to Chompret); Dr. C. Chompret (1923–38?; possibly this plate, sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 25, 1938, no. 68; this plate note listed by companion plate listed and called ex coll. Perrot); Dr. G. Kuss (until 1949; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, February 21–22, 1949, no. 108; sold for 80,000 francs); R. Thornton Wilson (until 1950; to MMA)
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