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Dish (coppa): The story of Aeneas: Queen Dido of Carthage welcomes Aeneas and his son.

Artist:
possibly workshop of Giovanni Maria Vasaro (Italian (Castel Durante), active early 16th century)
Date:
ca. 1520
Culture:
Italian, Castel Durante
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 10 1/16 in. (25.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1006
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 950
Inscription: At the bottom, a winged putto's head and a rectangular casket (?) inscribed: S.P.Q.R.
Baron Adolphe de Rothschild, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York, (sale, Duveen, New York, May 22, 1922); William Randolph Hearst, New York (sale, Gimbel's, New York, March 17, 1939).
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