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Bowl

Date:
16th century
Culture:
Spanish, Valencia
Medium:
Tin-enameled and luster-painted earthenware
Dimensions:
H. 2 in. (5.1 cm), Diam. 9-1/8 in. (23.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Julia A. Berwind, 1953
Accession Number:
53.225.74
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 535
This bowl, decorated in the so-called thistle-blossom pattern, follows an Italian shape known as the "cardinal's hat."
Inscription: Stickers on underside: [1] 6781 (Berwind number); [2] Mauresque
Julia A. Berwind (until 1953; to MMA)
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