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Shallow bowl with The Agony in the Garden

Artist:
Baldassare Manara (Italian, Faenza, active first half 16th century) and/or associate
Date:
dated 1538
Culture:
Italian, Faenza
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 1 1/2 × 10 3/8 in. (3.8 × 26.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1918
Accession Number:
18.129.3
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on back within roundel: D • O • N • P • A • R • I • S • I • O • D • A • T• R • A • V • I • S • I • O; within tablet: MDXXX8
Private Collection, Italy (until 1847; sale, 16, rue des Jeûneurs, Paris, December 13–15, 1847, no. 138); Adrien-Joseph Rattier (by 1853–59; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, March 21–24, 1859, no. 20; sold for 550 francs); S. Addington (by 1863) ; Frédéric Spitzer , Paris (until 1893; his sale, rue de Villejust [avenue Victor Hugo], Paris, April 17–June 16, 1893, no. 1188; sold for 8,200 francs); Heinrich Wencke , Hamburg ; [ Jacques Seligmann , by 1906; sold December 5, 1906, for £2,400, to Morgan ] ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (1906–d. 1913; to his son, J. P. Morgan) ; by descent, J. P. Morgan Jr. , New York (1913–18; given by him in his father's name to MMA with three other peices of maiolica in exchange for two "Saint Porchaire" salt cellars that he had previously donated to the Museum)
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