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Small Dish with Saint Jerome
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Small Dish with Saint Jerome


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Description This small dish is painted in gold and ruby lustre and in blue and copper-green. It is moulded in relief. The hollow is decorated with serrated leaves set obliquely, a bud surmounted by a horizontal leaf is between each. In the center, St. Jerome kneels on one knee beside the cross with the lion lying at his right. The back is bluish-buff and marked in ruby lustre with an "F," in the center, surrounded by crooks irregularly spaced on the marli.
Provenance Jacques Seligmann, Paris [date of acqusition unknown], by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] On the center back, in ruby lustre: F
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912

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Period
ca. 1535 (Renaissance)
Medium
earthenware with tin glaze (maiolica) and luster decoration
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1504
Measurements
1 3/8 x 7 3/16 in. (3.5 x 18.3 cm)
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