Dish with arms of the Strozzi and Ridolfi families, Workshop of Piero Bergantini (Italian, active Faenza, 1503–40) and, Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware), Italian, Faenza

Dish with arms of the Strozzi and Ridolfi families

Artist:
Workshop of Piero Bergantini (Italian, active Faenza, 1503–40) and
Artist:
Paolo Bergantini (Italian, active Faenza, 1507–41)
Date:
ca. 1525
Culture:
Italian, Faenza
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 2 5/8 × 16 1/8 in. (6.7 × 41 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of V. Everit Macy, in memory of his wife, Edith Carpenter Macy, 1927
Accession Number:
27.97.17
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ocher on back: 35. (probably an inventory number for a collection before 1907)

Marking: On back in center of foot ring: [crossed circle, with small circle in one quarter]
probably commissioned for Roberto di Michele Strozzi or his wife ; Marietta di Simone Ridolfi , Florence ; [ probably Alessandro Imbert , Rome; probably sold to Macy ] ; V. Everit Macy , New York and Tannersville, NY (by 1907–27; on loan to MMA during those years)