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Ligurian Faience. Dark brown clay. Circular with slightly domed center, convex concentric band and fluted sides molded to form 24 concave lozenges, terminated at right angle by ribbed border. Central motif of hound pursuing hare through profusion of bending plant forms is followed by band of...

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Provenance

By 1966, F. Ildebrando Bossi, Genoa; 1967, sold by Bossi to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 11, 1967)

Credit Line

Gift of the Class of the Museum of Fine Arts, Mrs. Arthur L. Devens, Chairman

Italian (Genoa), about 1500

Object Place

Genoa, Italy

Dimensions

5.08 cm (2 in.) h., 18 1/2 in. diameter

Accession Number

67.8

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware