Italian (Faenza), probably made for a Franciscan church or convent near Faenza
Tin-glazed earthenware (majolica)
H. 29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm), L. 64 in. (162.6 cm)
Inscribed on a shield within a wreath at the front of Christ's bier: / his
Rogers Fund, 1904 (04.26a-h)
The figures expressing their grief around the figure of the dead Christ are, left to right, Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of Christ flanked by her two sisters, Saint John, and Joseph of Arimathea.