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Dish

Date:
dated 1520
Culture:
Italian, Faenza
Medium:
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 1 7/8 × 10 7/8 in. (4.8 × 27.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1946
Accession Number:
46.85.35
Not on view
Inscription: Dated on four masks: 1520

Sticker on underside: Collection / 1893 / Spitzer

Marking: On back, at center of foot ring: [crossed circle with small circle in one quarter]
S. Addington (by 1862) ; Frédéric Spitzer , Paris (until 1893; his sale, 33, rue de Villejust [avenue Victor Hugo], Paris, April 17–June 16, 1893, no. 1051; sold for 15,100 francs to Durlacher Brothers, London); John Edward Taylor , London (until d. 1905; to his widow, Martha) Manson & Woods, London, July 1, 1912, p. 73, no. 259); by descent, Martha Taylor (1905–d. 1912; sale, Christie's, London, July 1–4, 9–10, 1912, no. 259; sold for £1,470 to Seligmann); [ Jacques Seligmann , Paris, 1912–23; sold January 30, 1923, for 150,000 francs to Schiff ]; Mortimer L. Schiff , New York (1923–d. 1931; to his son, John) Galleries, Inc., New York, May 4, 1946, no. 52; sold through French & Co. to MMA); by descent, John M. Schiff , New York (1931–46; on loan to MMA 1937–46, on view 1937–41; his sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, May 4, 1946, no. 52; sold for $2,200 plus $110 commission to French and Company); [ French and Co., New York , as agent for MMA, 1946 ]
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