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Covered dish in the form of a plover

Dutch (Delft)
about 1758-64
Mark of Jan Theunis Dextra, proprietor, The Greek A factory (Dutch, 1758 - 1764), Made at Greek A Factory (active 1657-1818)


Object Place: Europe, Delft, The Netherlands

Dimensions

13 x 14 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1995.7.1a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Pair (with 1995.7.2a-b) of covered dishes in the form of nesting plovers painted in green and manganese red and blue. The bases and covers are naturalistically modeled in relief.

Markings

Inside cover and inside base marked "4" . Base marked "ITW / 12" and "100"

Provenance

November 23, 1994, sold at Christie's Amsterdam, lot 400, and bought by for the Rita and Frits Markus Collection, MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 1995)

Credit Line

Rita and Frits Markus Collection