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Plate

Decorated in blue; kneeling man on raft, praying, fish below; SPERO IN DIO flanking head within broad scallops willed with leaf design.

Provenance

Henry Heilbronner, Lucerne, Switzerland; 1957, sold by Heilbronner to the MFA for $400. (Accession Date: September 12, 1957)

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

Italian, about 1470

Object Place

Florence or Faenza

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter 9 1/2" H. 2 1/8"

Accession Number

57.591

Medium or Technique

Ting-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware