Large covered jar

Italian (probably Florence)
around 1725


Object Place: Florentine

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 88 × 68 cm (34 5/8 × 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.852a-b

Medium or Technique

Glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

A large storage jar (vettina or orcio) wutg conical lid, cast and applied escutcheon of the Medici family.

Markings

Inscribed/incised below escutcheon and above scross-incised decorative band: FECE/LORENZO MONTAVTI

Provenance

Monastery of Santa Maria Novella. J. Templeman Coolidge; 1914, gift of J. Templeman Coolidge to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of John Templeman Coolidge