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Dish depicting the Reconciliation of the Romans and Sabines

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Inscription

Dated on front, in black enamel: "A. D. 1610." Inscribed on back, in black enamel: "ISTORIA . DE. ROMANI/ QVANDO TOLSERO LE DON[N]E/ ALI SABINI E CO[N]. FELICE VITO/ RIA RITORNORNO" [History of (the) Romans, when they seized the women from the Sabines and returned in joyous victory].

Credit Line

Gift of Henry S. Hall, Jr.

Italian (Urbino), dated 1610

Dimensions

Diameter: 49.2cm (19 3/8in.) H. 2 1/2 in.

Accession Number

RES.56.52

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware