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AN URBINO MAIOLICA TWO-HANDLED ISTORIATO PHARMACY JAR CIRCA 1765-70, PROBABLY WORKSHOP OF ORAZIO FONTANA

Dish (one of a pair) Fontana workshops Date: ca. 1565–70 Culture: Italian (Urbino) Medium: Maiolica (tin-enameled earthenware)

Urbino Istoriato dish, circa 1540, possibly from the Durantino workshop, depicting Marcus Curtius in a golden breast plate with a plumed helmet on horseback, riding across a dark chasm flanked by attendants, inscribed with 'Marco Curzio' to the reverse, diameter: 11in., 27.9cm,