Plate Depicting Virgil's Tomb (Tomba di Virgilio), from a Topographical Dinner or Dessert Service Plate
This is a plate. It was manufactured by Doccia Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1810 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
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
It is signed
It is inscribed
Underside:  "Tomba di Virgilio.", painted in black overglaze
Cite this object as
Plate Depicting Virgil's Tomb (Tomba di Virgilio), from a Topographical Dinner or Dessert Service Plate; Manufactured by Doccia Porcelain Factory (Italy); Italy; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x diam.: 2.5 x 24 cm (1 x 9 7/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-450-c
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Excavating Design: 18th-century Drawings and Prints from the Permanent Collection and Rooms with a View: Landscape & Wallpaper.