Art/ Collection/ Art Object


ca. 1510
Italian, Deruta or Siena
Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Overall (confirmed): 1 × 8 11/16 in. (2.5 × 22.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, by exchange, 1965
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on front of plate, on cleaver: F

Inscribed on underside in ink: 8i

Sticker on underside: C 1946

Marking: On underside, in center of foot: G or D
Adolf von Beckerath (until 1913; his sale, Lepke's Kunst-Auctions-Haus, Berlin, November 4–5, 1913, no. 349); Walter von Pannwitz , Berlin (until d. 1920) ; [ Rosenberg & Stiebel , New York, until 1965; one of fourteen maiolica pieces given by the dealers to MMA in exchange for a group of eighteenth-century boxes and dance cards (carnets de bal) from the Morgan collection)
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