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Plate with a Pastoral Landscape
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Plate with a Pastoral Landscape


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Description This plate with a sunken center is painted in grey-blue, grey-green and copper-green, yellow, ochre, and manganese and is heightened with gold. The marli is decorated with two putti (one is asleep), a rooster, a bird, insects and flowers within serpentine leaf scrolls. In the center is a landscape with a gnarled tree in the foreground. Behind the tree is a bridge on which a woman and child carrying a basket and bundle on their heads are followed by a barking dog. The back is white.
Provenance Sangiorgi, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Period
1680-1700 (Baroque)
Medium
earthenware with tin glaze (maiolica) and gold luster
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1753
Measurements
H: 1 3/4 x Diam: 11 5/8 in. (4.5 x 29.5 cm)
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Not On View

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