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Monumental Molaroni Pesaro Majolica Tray, exhibited at the 1897 Tennessee Centennial Exposition. The oval ceramic platter, measuring 24" x 19", features a deep well with raised center and raised lion and human masks, separated by raised cartouches containing polychrome decorations emblematic of land, water, wind and fire; with a ruler and subjects at the center and a border decorated with cherubs and griffins, enclosed within an ovolo relief-decorated rim. Impressed Molaroni Pesaro mark en verso, along with a paper US Customs label designating this items for exhibit placement at the Tennessee Centennial Fine Arts building. Provenance: a Nashville, Tennessee collection.
CONDITION: Some dark scuff marks en verso, otherwise excellent condition with minimal crazing or wear and no damage.