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Dish

Date:
ca. 1515–25
Culture:
Italian, Deruta
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 2 13/16 x 16 x 16 in. (7.1 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Julia A. Berwind, 1953
Accession Number:
53.225.87
Not on view
Inscription: (On scroll in center) M / ADALENA. / BELA. / POLIT / A (trans.: Madalena, beautiful, accomplished [?], genial [?])
Julia A. Berwind (until 1953; to MMA)
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