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Lover's Quarrel

Factory:
Capodimonte Porcelain Factory (Italian, 1740/43–1759)
Modeler:
Model attributed to Giuseppe Gricci (Italian, ca. 1700–1770)
Date:
ca. 1755–59
Culture:
Italian, Naples
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 7 3/16 in. (18.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Douglas Dillon, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.488.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 508
Inscription: Fa di me si lagnia roveo se spergiuro ogn'or mi credi Dal mio duolo e non ti avedi Quanto e ingiusto il tuo rigor Per mia quiete e tuo conforo frena a cara il tuo gran sdegno venda al fin che io sono indegno di chiamari traditor. (on the letter)
[ sale, Christie's, London , April 5, 1982, no. 59 ] ; Douglas Dillon (until 1983; to MMA)
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