Dish

German (Hanau)
about 1725
Made by Hanau Manufactory


Object Place: Hanau, Germany

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 cm (13 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1138

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (faience)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Painted in grisaille and ochre with an allegorical scene, at the top a figure seated among clouds, flanked by cherubs with demons to the right and other figures to the left, nine figures standing in a stepped triangle below, above animals in rectangular panels, at the bottom the mouth of Hell with Time destroying Beauty and other similar scenes.

Provenance

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger