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Dish (tondino)

Date:
1521
Culture:
Italian, Gubbio
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 10 1/4 in. (26 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1080
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 950
Inscription: The shield on the left is inscribed: 1521; only one word can be made out on the companion shield on the right and the scroll beneath it: vivo
Unknown French collection (judging from what remains of an old label on the back); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York, no. 3067 (sale, Duveen, New York, May 22, 1922)
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