Sienese 16th Century (ceramist)|
Plate with border of grotesques on an orange ground; in the center, Narcissus gazing at his reflection in a fountain, c. 1510/1520
tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
overall (diameter): 26.1 cm (10 1/4 in.)
Object 22 of 25
Adrien-Joseph Rattier, Paris (sale, Paris, 21-24 March 1859, no. 17). Octavius Coope, Brentwood, Essex; (his estate sale, sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 3-5 May 1910, no. 35); (Duveen Brothers, London), for 3700 guineas; purchased February 1912 by Peter A. B. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; inheritance from the Estate of Peter A. B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, 1942.
 Catalogue des objets d'art et de haute curiosité composant la collection de feu M. Rattier (Paris, 1859), no. 17, as Faenza.
 Catalogue of the choice collection of Old Italian Majolica...formed by Octavius E. Coope, Esq. (London, 1910), no. 35, repro., as Siena.
- Coope, Octavius
- Duveen Brothers, Inc.
- Rattier, Andrien-Joseph
- Widener, Joseph E.
- Widener, Peter Arrell Brown
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