Relief of Knight on Horseback

Italian
about 1400


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Accession Number

58.17

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Glazed terra cotta circular plaque has raised border with incised dots & wavy line. Knight holds shield per bend, foot in stirrup. Bossed breast band & breeching, plain bridle on cream-color horse. Three rosettes in background. Creamy-yellow, violet, brown and green.

Provenance

1958, Blumka Gallery, New York; sold by Blumka to the MFA for $2,250. (Accession Date: January 19, 1958)

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund