Plate

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Object Name: 
Plate
Accession Number: 
84.3.224
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam (max): 43.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1500-1550
Credit Line: 
Gift Rainer Zietz
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark green bubbly non-lead glass; blown. Flat, circular form, with flared brim and folded rim; rounded booge; slightly domed center; rough pontil mark on the center of the back; shield-shape paper label on the back, printed dark green background and raised dark gold letters "MERIO TESTA/ ANTIQUITIES/FLORENCE/VIA DE'FOSSI 2" and gold outline on the shield; and a small rectangular paper label with cut corners and double blue printed linear borders, inscribed in ink "61".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Zietz, Rainer, Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 27 (1985) illustrated, p. 99, #7; BIB# AI15253