Dish with portrait head

Italian (Bologna?)
About 1500


Object Place: Bologna ?

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter 9-7/8" H. 2 1/4" uneven

Accession Number

60.1453

Medium or Technique

Glazed earthenware, sgraffito deocration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Sgraffitto ware. Glazed in browns and greens, deep bowl with small foot-rim, narrow brim with incised banding. Man’s head in center within an eight-pointed frame with foliage.

Provenance

Mortimer L.Schiff, New York; Sold by Blumka Gallery to the MFA for $600. (Accession Date: December 14, 1960)

Credit Line

Decorative Arts Special Fund