Artist Italian
  • Plate
Date between 1555 and 1575
Medium Tin-glazed earthenware/Italian Maiolica with polychrome decoration
Dimensions Overall: 2 1/8 × 9 1/4 inches (5.4 × 23.5 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kanzler in memory of Mrs. William Clay
Accession Number 61.166
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W231, Level 2 (see map)
Marks Marks, on underside, in black: [circle with a line]
Marks, on underside, on label: 43148/7A
Marks, on underside, in red: 61.166
L. Breitmeyer (London and Rushton Hall, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England);
July 10, 1930, Breitmeyer sale [24/6, 2, 3] lot 5;
(French and Co., New York, New York, USA);
1961-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
The Collection of Old Italian, French and English Furniture, Objects of Art and Tapestry of the Late L. Breitmeyer, Esq. Sales cat., Christie's. London, June 24, July 2, 3, 10, 1930, no. 5.

The Triumph of Humanism. Exh. cat., Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco. San Francisco, 1977, p. 89, no. 178.

Bulletin of the DIA 87, no. 1/4: Italian Renaissance and Later Ceramics (2013): cat. no. 17.