10 July 2007
A PESARO ISTORIATO DISH
CIRCA 1570, CIRCLE OF SFORZA DI MARCANTONIO
Of Cardinal's hat form, painted with Mars and Venus flanking Cupid before a mound on a sandy shore with blue mountains and buildings on islands in the distance, the scene enclosed by rockwork and trees, the underside inscribed in blue Venere e Marte (cracked across between 11 o'clock and 4 o'clock and restuck, small chip and associated crack at 3 o'clock, an extended crack about the well of the underside extending to the rim, slight chipping and flaking to rim)
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diam.
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