Shallow bowl with The Agony in the Garden. Artist: Baldassare Manara (Italian, Faenza, active first half 16th century) and/or associate; Date: dated

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Shallow bowl with The Agony in the Garden. Artist: Baldassare Manara (Italian, Faenza, active first half 16th century) and/or associate; Date: dated 1538; Culture: Italian, Faenza; Medium: Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware); Dimensions: Overall (confirmed): 1 1/2 x 10 3/8 in. (3.8 x 26.4 cm); Classification: Ceramics-Pottery; Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1918 / Inscription: Inscribed on back within roundel: D ´ O ´ N ´ P ´ A ´ R ´ I ´ S ´ I ´ O ´ D ´ A ´ T´ R ´ A ´ V ´ I ´ S ´ I ´ O; within tablet: MDXXX8; Provenance: Private Collection, Italy (until 1847; sale, 16, rue des Jeûneurs, Paris, December 13-15, 1847, no. 138); Adrien-Joseph Rattier (by 1853-59; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, March 21-24, 1859, no. 20; sold for 550 francs); S. Addington (by 1863); Frédéric Spitzer, Paris (until 1893; his sale, rue de Villejust [avenue Victor Hugo], Paris, April 17-June 16, 1893, no. 1188; sold for 8,200 francs); Heinrich Wencke, Hamburg; [ Jacques Seligmann, by 1906; sold December 5, 1906, for £2,400, to Morgan ]; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (1906-d. 1913; to his son, J. P. Morgan); by descent, J. P. Morgan Jr., New York (1913-18; given by him in his father´s name to MMA with three other peices of maiolica in exchange for two Saint Porchaire salt cellars that he had previously donated to the Museum)