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Cistern

Date:
ca. 1555–60
Culture:
Italian, Urbino
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 5 7/8 x 19 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. (14.9 x 49.5 x 49.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Julia A. Berwind, 1953
Accession Number:
53.225.90
Not on view
Inscription: On reserved panel at foot of interior scene, "IMP. CAROLI. V. ALBIS. APUD./ MILBVRGVM. FELICISSIMO. / NUMINE. TRAIECTIO." (trans.: Emperor Charles V crossing the Elbe at Mühlberg with the most felicitous will of God)
Julia A. Berwind (until 1953; to MMA)
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