Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Aurora, goddess of dawn

Artist:
probably the "In Castel Durante" Painter (Italian, active Castel Durante, first half of 16th century)
Artist:
lustered by Maestro Giorgio Andreoli (Italian (Gubbio), active first half of 16th century)
Date:
1528
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 10 1/16 in. (25.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1099
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 950
Inscription: Inscribed in luster under the foot: BA (surmounted by a cross) / M G / da ugubio / 1528.
Geremia Delsette, Bologna (sale, Delbergue, Paris, April 12, 1866); Alexander Barker, London; Francis Cook, Doughty House, Richmond Hill; 1901, by inheritance to Wyndham Francis Cook, London; 1905, by inheritance to Humphrey W. Cook, London (sale, Christie's, London, July 7, 1925, lot 56, ill.); [Durlacher Brothers, London]; Walter S. M. Burns, North Mymms Park, Hertfordshire (sale, Sotheby's, London, June 25, 1931, lot 23, ill.); Mrs. Walter S. M. Burns (sale, Christie's, London, June 28, 1935, lot 26, ill.).
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