Two-handled Bowl, ca. 1400 or ca. 1905 - 1920

  • Italian

Tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration

  • Framed: Overall: 2 × 6 3/8 × 4 7/8 inches (5.1 × 16.2 × 12.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

23.132

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Italian
  • Polychromy
  • Tin glaze
  • Ceramic
  • Earthenware
  • Maiolica
  • Geometric pattern
  • Bowl (vessel)
  • Orvieto
  • Bird

Provenance

(Antiquitätengeschäfts A. Satori, Vienna, Austria); 1923-present, purchase 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): pp. 238-244, p. 241, pl. 2.1 (ill.); p. 243. Cole, B. Italian Maiolica From Midwestern Collections. 1977, no. 24. Renaissance Works of Art from the Permanent Collection. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, October 26, 1982-January 2, 1983. Bulletin of the DIA 87, no. 1/4: Italian Renaissance and Later Ceramics (2013): cat. no. 48.

Rights Status

Italian, Two-handled Bowl, ca. 1400 or ca. 1905 - 1920, tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 23.132.