Artist Orazio Fontana, Italian, 1540-1571
  • Vase
Date between 1550 and 1575
Medium Tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration
Dimensions Overall: 21 × 11 1/2 × 9 inches (53.3 × 29.2 × 22.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kanzler in memory of Mrs. William Clay
Accession Number 61.170
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W231, Level 2 (see map)
(French and Co., New York, New York, USA);
1961-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Decorative Arts of the Italian Renaissance 1400- 1600. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1958, cat. no. 126.

Pryor, J. "A Gift of Maiolica Ware." Bulletin of the DIA 41, no. 1 (1961): pp. 13-16, detail p. 15 (ill.).

The Institute Collects. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1964, p. 18.

Bulletin of the DIA 87, no. 1/4: Italian Renaissance and Later Ceramics (2013): cat. no. 24.