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Tomba de Virgilio (Virgil's Tomb) Plate

This is a Plate. It was manufactured by Doccia Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1800–20 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is glazed porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.5 x 24 cm (1 x 9 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On base: "Tomba de Virgilio"

Cite this object as

Tomba de Virgilio (Virgil's Tomb) Plate; Manufactured by Doccia Porcelain Manufactory (Italy); Italy; glazed porcelain; H x diam.: 2.5 x 24 cm (1 x 9 7/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-450-c

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