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Plate (piatto)

Date:
1508
Culture:
Italian, possibly Cafaggiolo
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 10 13/16 in. (27.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1024
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 950
Inscription: A tablet inscribed: auxilium / meum a / dominio (my help comes from God); another tablet inscribed: IR; another inscribed: 1508
Andrew Fountaine, Narford Hall, Norfolk (inventory 1835, no. 47, 1855-73, no. 1:73 [see Moore 1988]; Fountaine sale 1884, lot 25); [acquired by Lowengard, Paris]; Baron Adolphe de Rothschild, Paris; supposedly J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (not recorded).
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