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Pitcher

Gray majolica, pinched spout, broad flattened strap handle. Stylized wreath on front encloses letter G (?) in blue and pink.

Provenance

By 1939, Eugene L. Garbáty (b. 1880 - d. 1966), New York and East Norwalk, CT [see note 1]; 1955, gift of Eugene L. Garbáty. (Accession date: June 9, 1955) NOTES: [1] Garbáty emigrated from Berlin to New York between 1938 and 1939, bringing much of his art collection with him. It is probable, though not securely documented, that he had acquired this already by 1938.

Credit Line

Gift of Eugene L. Garbáty

Italian, Renaissance, early 15th century

Object Place

Tuscan

Accession Number

55.398

Medium or Technique

Majolica

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery