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image of Large dish with segmental border of plant sprays and scale pattern; in the center, a profile bust of a woman in a winged headdress Deruta 16th Century (ceramist)
Large dish with segmental border of plant sprays and scale pattern; in the center, a profile bust of a woman in a winged headdress, c. 1515/1540
tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
overall (diameter): 41.3 cm (16 1/4 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.323
Not on View
From the Tour: Italian Renaissance Ceramics
Object 16 of 25

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Sir Jacob Astley, 16th Baron Hastings [1797-1859], Melton Constable, Norfolk, by 1857;[1] by descent to George Manners Astley, 20th Baron Hastings [1857-1904]; (his sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 20-21 March 1888, probably no. 100).[2] Maurice Kann, Paris; (Duveen Brothers), 1908, as part of the Kann collection; purchased February 1910 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.

[1] There was no detailed catalogue for the 1857 exhibition in Manchester. The evidence of ownership is a circular pink exhibition label on the object, which reads: MUSEUM ART TREA[SURES] EXHIBITION LORD HASTINGS 112. [2] Catalogue of Majolica...the property of the Right Hon. Lord Hastings (London, 1888), no. 100, is probably this piece. The name of the purchaser is given in the marked copy of the Hastings sale catalogue in the archives of Christie's as "Stettr."

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