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Dish with portrait head

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Sgraffitto ware. Glazed in browns and greens, deep bowl with small foot-rim, narrow brim with incised banding. Head in center in pointed frame with foliage.

Provenance

Sold by Blumka Gallery to the MFA for $600. (Accession Date: December 14, 1960)

Credit Line

Decorative Arts Special Fund

Italian, About 1500

Object Place

Bologna ?

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter 9-7/8" H. 2 1/4" uneven

Accession Number

60.1453

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery