Made at Greek A Factory (active 1657-1818), Mark of Samuel van Eenhoorn (Dutch), proprietor, The Greek A Factory (born 1655; active 1674–1686; died 1686)
Object Place: Europe, Delft, The Netherlands
Overall: 25 x 19.5 cm (9 13/16 x 7 11/16 in.) Other (Overall): 19.6cm (7 11/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Tin-glazed earthenware with cobalt decoration
Not On View
White with decoration in blue, groups of figures in Chinese style.
The Greek A factory was one of dozens of potteries in the Netherlands, mainly in Delft, which produced earthenware ceramics with an opaque white glaze. This pottery, generally known as Delftware, imitated East Asian porcelain, especially the Chinese blue-and-white wares imported in large numbers by the Dutch East India Company.
hand-drawn mark "SVE", VIII, in blue.
1908, gift of Seth K. Sweetser. (Accession date: May 1, 1908)
Gift of Seth K. Sweetser