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Two-handled Jar, between 1500 and 1550

  • Italian

Tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration

  • Overall: 13 7/8 × 14 3/4 × 13 inches (35.2 × 37.5 × 33 cm)

Gift of Robert H. Tannahill


On View

  • European: Medieval and Renaissance W234


European Sculpture and Dec Arts

possibly from the collection of Prince Baucina (Palermo, Italy). 1919, Canessa Sale, lot 243. Blumenthal Collection (New York, New York, USA). (Seligmann, Rey and Co., New York, New York, USA)

Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA)

1942-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bulletin of the DIA 87, no. 1/4: Italian Renaissance and Later Ceramics (2013): cat. no. 13.

Italian, Two-handled Jar, between 1500 and 1550, tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Robert H. Tannahill, 42.154.