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Cleopatra reclining on left, with snake on arm; on right Marc Antony, in rich green, orange, etc. Inscribed on underside: "1542. Di Marcantonio, e, Cleopatra il fine. X"

Marks

"X" of Xanto

Provenance

Paris. Mr. George Washington Wales; 1895, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian (Urbino), dated 1542

Object Place

Urbino, Italy

Accession Number

95.371

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware