Jug, ca. 1450

  • Italian

Tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration

  • Framed: Overall: 11 × 7 1/2 × 7 1/4 inches (27.9 × 19.1 × 18.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

23.118

On View

  • Decorative Arts S350

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Polychromy
  • Tin glaze
  • Ceramic
  • Ceramic
  • Earthenware
  • Maiolica
  • Jug
  • Shield (motif)
  • Florence

Provenance

(A. Satori, Vienna, Austria); 1923–present, purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Bode, Wilhelm. "Primitive Italian Majolicas in the Detroit Museum." Art in America 12, no. 6 (October 1924): 238–244, p. 238, pl. 1.5 (ill.); p. 243. "Italian Maiolica of the XIV and XV Centuries," Bulletin of the DIA 6 (November 1924)" pp. 14-15. Cole, B. Italian Maiolica from Midwestern Collections. 1977, no. 18. Bulletin of the DIA 87, no. 1/4: Italian Renaissance and Later Ceramics (2013): cat. no. 11.

Rights Status

Italian, Jug, ca. 1450, tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 23.118.