Footed dish of tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica), the front with a political allegory referring to a contemporary event, the Sack of Rome in 1527; a semi-naked man, representing the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, pulls with both hands at one wing of a putto, here identified as representing Pope Clement VII, since he bears the Medici sphere on his shoulders; in the background a city representing Rome; on the right three dancing naked women. The dish is finished in lustre; signed, dated and inscribed; 2 paper labels.

An00023454 001 l

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