European Art
Artist: Unknown

Armorial Plate

1558

Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)

23.8 cm (9 3/8 in.)
Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896, Fund
2015.118.1
The coat of arms commemorates the marriage of Baccio di Paolo Tolomei Gucci and Costanza di Daniello Alberti, in 1558.
Culture: 
Italian, Tuscany
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Collection of M. Chabrières-Arlès, Oullin, nr. Lyon;
Christie's sale (lot 5), 8 July 2015, London, England; purchased by Richard L. Feigen, B.A. 1952, New York City (8 July 2015); purchased by the Yale University Art Gallery (2015)

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

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