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The Holy Family. Maiolica cover from an accouchement set bowl, painted in polychrome with the Holy Family. Tagliere. Milan Marsyas Painter, possibly, The Marches, Urbino. Xanto, Francesco, painter, possibly, The Marches, Urbino. Caraglio, Giovanni Giacomo, printmaker, after. Parmigianino (Francesco Mazzola), painter, after, (Italian, 1503-1540). Circular with a flange on the underside; the upper surface flat with a convex rim. The Holy Family in an architectural setting; on the rim, bound leaves and berries between concentric yellow bands. On the back, two putti standing on clouds support a shield bearing the arms sable, a fess or, a chief party per pale gules and argent two rosettes counterchanged flanked by the letters `ELI' and `PYA'; below, a winged putto's head. Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed overall. Painted in blue, turquoise-green, yellow, orange, black, grey, and white, height, whole, 1.9 cm, diameter, whole, 19.2 cm, circa 1531. Renaissance. Production Note: If not painted by the 'Milan Marsyas Painter' this was probably painted by Francesco Xanto Avelli da Rovigo. The Holy Family on the top of the cover was derived from the Adoration of the Shepherds, engraved by G.G. Caraglio after Parmigianino.