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Vase with cover

Date:
late 17th–early 18th century
Culture:
Spanish, Valencia
Medium:
Tin-glazed earthenware, lustered
Dimensions:
Height: 11 in. (27.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Cloisters Fund, 1956
Accession Number:
56.171.96a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 535
The lavish use of cobalt blue and of carnations and tree-of-life motifs resembling those on Turkish Iznik pottery was common in later Valencian wares. (For a related Valencian vase with cover, see 56.171.97a, b.)
Inscription: Sticker: 250/2
William Salomon , New York (until 1923; his sale, American Art Galleries, New York, April 4–6, 1923, no. 250, with 56.171.97a, b); William Randolph Hearst (until d. 1951) ; William Randolph Hearst Foundation (1951–56; sold to MMA)
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