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Plate

Decorator:
The Saint Ubaldus Painter (Italian, active first half 16th century)
Date:
dated 1522
Culture:
Italian, Gubbio
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/16 x 10 5/8 in. (3 x 27 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, by exchange, 1965
Accession Number:
65.6.10
Not on view
Signature: On underside, in yellow, artist's initials.

Inscription: On gold lustre plaque, in blue, "Me dol l'infamia tua: piu che morire" (your dishonor pains me more than death), on underside in yellow, "1522".

Marking: Stamped on underside, in clay, medallion with coat of arms (collector's mark?).
Richard Ford (until d. 1858) ; Sir Clare Ford ; Anonymous (until 1911; sale, as "property of a gentleman," Christie, Manson & Woods, London, May 18, 1911, no. 33); Walter von Pannwitz (by 1925) ; G. Wilder (by 1949) ; [ van Pannwitz collection through Stiebel Ltd. , sold to MMA ]
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