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Spouted Drug Jar with an Embracing Couple

Artist/maker unknown, Italian

Made in Castelli, Italy, Europe


Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)

12 3/8 x 9 7/8 inches (31.4 x 25.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 254, European Art 1500-1850, second floor (Rubenstein Gallery)

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
The Dr. Francis W. Lewis Collection, 1903

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The inscription translates: “I am the happiest man in the world.” The style of decoration is called porcellana colorata because it is derived from Chinese blue-and-white porcelain but with additional colors.

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