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Rustic Basin
  • Bernard Palissy and Workshop
    active circa 1510–1590
    born: Agen, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Rustic Basin, circa 1570–1590
  • Where object was made: France
  • ceramic, lead glaze
  • Object Height/Width: 53.4 x 40 cm
    Object Height/Width: 21 x 15 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: Gallery 401 Cabinet F5
  • 1997.0032
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Oval ceramic platter with various animal forms and plantlife -- green, brown and blue glazes applied over surface -- fish swim around snake in center.