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Cream ground with bands of grape vines in blue and brown; violet and orange reflections. Mate to 03.1051.

Provenance

William Homer (b. 1847 - d. by 1903), Boston; 1903, bequest of William Homer to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 26, 1903)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Homer

Albarello

Spanish (Valencia), Renaissance, about 1435–75

Dimensions

Height: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.); diameter: 12.7 cm ( 5 in.)

Accession Number

03.1050

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with blue and copper luster decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics