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image of Broad-rimmed bowl with border of dolphins and Probably Urbino district 16th Century
Urbino district 16th Century (ceramist)
Broad-rimmed bowl with border of dolphins and "delphigriffs"; in the center, head of a young man, c. 1520/1530
tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
overall (diameter): 24.7 cm (9 3/4 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.343
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From the Tour: Italian Renaissance Ceramics
Object 23 of 25

Conservation Notes

Earthenware, covered front and back with a somewhat pitted pinkish white glaze. The painting is in blue, gray, yellow, and white. Four neat kiln-support marks are near the edge on the front. There is a crack from two o'clock to the center, repaired and overpainted. The edge was originally painted yellow, but has been entirely overpainted white.

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