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image of Broad-rimmed bowl with the sacrifice of the Greeks at Aulis and the omen of the serpent devouring nine birds, interpreted by the priest Calchas; arms of Anne de Montmorency Workshop of Guido Durantino of Urbino
Anonymous Artist (ceramist)
Guido Durantino of Urbino (related artist)
Italian, active 1520 - 1576
Broad-rimmed bowl with the sacrifice of the Greeks at Aulis and the omen of the serpent devouring nine birds, interpreted by the priest Calchas; arms of Anne de Montmorency, 1535
tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
overall (diameter): 25.6 cm (10 1/16 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.346
On View
From the Tour: Italian Renaissance Ceramics
Object 20 of 25

Conservation Notes

Earthenware, covered front and back with a white tin glaze, with occasional pockmarks. The painting is in blue, yellow, orange, green, brown, gray, black, brick red, and white. On the underside, around the rim, is a ridged molding. On the rim on the front, near the edge, are three kiln-support marks. The rim has been completely overpainted.

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