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 / MET Museum NYC; 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)