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The Death of Cleopatra
  • Footed Bowl
  • The Death of Cleopatra
  • Martial Ydeux
  • Limoges, France
  • c. 1550 - c. 1575
  • On a deep, broad copper bowl with separately constructed, slightly spreading shoert foot that ternminates in a spreading, step base, the Death of Cleopatra is depicted in grisaille enamel, with enlevage and gilding.
  • Height: 8.5 cm
    Diameter: 24 cm, of bowl
    Weight: 568 g
    Diameter: 12.7 cm, of foot
  • Signature: 'MD PP'
  • C588
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
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