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Bowl with Saint Nicholas of Tolentino

Italian, Gubbio
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware), lustered
Overall: 7 × 13 1/2 in. (17.8 × 34.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of V. Everit Macy, in memory of his wife, Edith Carpenter Macy, 1927
Accession Number:
Not on view
Figures in the small roundels on the inner wall are Saint Ubaldus (?) and Archangel Raphael with Tobias; Saints Peter and Paul are on the outer wall.
Inscription: On inner wall below rim, on ribbands and labels: SPQR; X M [AS?] deo [trans.: Christ my God?]; P. fede vivo trans.: through faith I live; 1524

On rim: X ma Xdio [trans.: Christ my God]

Marking: Unmarked
V. Everit Macy (until 1927; to MMA)
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