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Jug with Eagle

Date:
early 1400s
Geography:
Made in probably Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Glazed earthenware
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 13/16 x 5 3/4 x 4 9/16 in. (22.4 x 14.6 x 11.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Wilhelm Bode, 1911
Accession Number:
11.163.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 307
Orvieto was one of the earliest centers in Italy to compete with Spanish potters in the production of glazed earthenware. The rich repertory of motifs included birds, monsters, and fantastical animals rendered in broad, bold strokes in a limited palette of copper green and manganese brown.
Wilhelm von Bode, Berlin (until 1911)
Riccetti, Lucio, ed. 1909 tra collezionismo e tutela: Connoisseur, antiquari e la ceramica medievale orvietana. Perugia and Orvieto: Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, 2010. no. 6.11.5, p. 424.

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. p. 118, (as cat. no. 6.11.5).



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