Tazza

Italian (Urbino)
Renaissance
1550–1600
Maker Unidentified


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

H: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.), Diameter: 25.3 cm (10 in.)

Accession Number

2000.1228

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica) with polychrome enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Decorated with scene of two armed men fighting in landscape with red, yellow, green, and light blue. Inscription on tree trunk: ARMAT RADON LANDO RALAOINO. Edge restored

Provenance

By 1890, Louisa Dumaresq Perkins Hunt (d. 1897) [see note 1]; 1897, after her death, by descent to her children, Elinor Hunt Diederich, Enid Hunt Slater (d. 1928), and Paul Hunt; inherited by Paul Hunt's son, William Morris Hunt II, Brookline, MA; 2000, partial gift of William Morris Hunt II to the MFA. (Accession date: January 24, 2001)

NOTES:
[1] From 1890 until her death, this piece was loaned by Louisa Dumaresq Perkins Hunt to the MFA. Upon her death in 1897, it was loaned to the MFA by her daughter, Enid Hunt Slater, executrix of her estate.

Credit Line

Partial gift of William Morris Hunt II