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Marriage charger

Baked clay, thin brown glaze, centered with coat-of-arms ("Turin & Taxis") and motto in reverse; mermaids and half-length blowing figures amid foliage scrolls in sharp relief, vases and flowered scrolls on narrow flange. Repaired. Ex-coll: Prince Soltykoff

Inscription

SIA LAUDATO IL SANTISSIMO SACRAMENTO

Provenance

By 1861, Prince Soltykoff, Paris. By 1866, Castellani, Paris. R. Thornton Wilson; 1962, gift of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson

16th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

62.35

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware with molded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware