Jug with Figure in Profile
- Made in Florence or its vicinity, Tuscany, Italy
- Tin-glazed earthenware
- Overall: 7 1/2 x 5 9/16 x 4 11/16 in. (19.1 x 14.2 x 11.9 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1912
- Accession Number:
By the 1500s Italian maiolica makers would famously use the surface of their wares to depict complex narrative scenes, but this jug, with its confident half-length depiction of a man, represents an early foray into figure drawing by a Florentine potter.