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image of Plate with border of putti and trophies amid grotesques; in the center, a winged putto standing, armed, in a landscape Probably Urbino district or Venetian 16th Century
Urbino district 16th Century (ceramist)
Venetian 16th Century (ceramist)
Plate with border of putti and trophies amid grotesques; in the center, a winged putto standing, armed, in a landscape, c. 1510/1520
tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
overall (diameter): 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.313
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From the Tour: Italian Renaissance Ceramics
Object 25 of 25

Conservation Notes

Earthenware, covered front and back with a brilliant-white tin glaze. The painting is in blue, yellow, orange, pale green, purple, and white; the green has bubbled slightly. On the front, near the edge, are three kiln-support marks. There is overpaint on the rim at nine o'clock, ten o'clock, and three o'clock. The glaze on the back is cracked.

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