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Two-Handled Bowl with Fish

Made in Tuscany or Umbria, Italy
Tin-glazed earthenware
Overall: 3 15/16 x 13 1/16 x 11 7/8 in. (10 x 33.2 x 30.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 307
With its delicate palette of greens and browns and its bold, almost whimsical design, the style of this dish derives from earlier works associated with Orvieto.
[ Giorgio Sangiorgi, Rome (sold 1910) ]
Catalogue des objets d'art ancien pour l'année 1910. Rome: Galleria Sangiorgi, 1910. p. 80, fig. b.

Pier, Garrett Chatfield. Catalogue of the Collection of Pottery Porcelain and Faience. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1911. no. 2103, p. 314.

Cox, Warren E. The Book of Pottery and Porcelain. Vol. 1. New York: Crown Publishers, 1944. p. 350, fig. 528.

Riccetti, Lucio. "J. Pierpont Morgan e Alexandre Imbert: La scoperta e la fortuna della ceramica medievale orvietana intorno al 1909." In 1909 tra collezionismo e tutela: Connoisseur, antiquari e la ceramica medievale orvietana, edited by Lucio Riccetti. Perugia and Orvieto: Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, 2010. pp. 24–25, fig. 1.

Wilson, Timothy. Maiolica: Italian Renaissance Ceramics in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Highlights of the Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2016. no. 2, pp. 42, 51–52.

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