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Vase with Scenes from Amadis de Gaula

c. 1560-1570
Workshop of Guido Durantino, Italian (active Urbino), documented 1516 - 1576. or Workshop of Orazio Fontana, Italian (active Urbino), c. 1510 - 1571
This vase belongs to a service showing illustrations from a Spanish novel popular throughout Europe in the mid-sixteenth century. The service was destined for Spain, probably as a diplomatic gift. One of the stories depicted takes place by moonlight—a rare night scene found on maiolica....

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