Ewer

Dutch (Delft)
around 1782-89
Made by De Twee Scheepjes (Two Small Ships) factory (Dutch, 1619 - 1796), Mark ascribed to Jan Pennis, proprietor, De Twee Scheepjes factory (Dutch, active 1782-around 1789)


Object Place: Europe, Delft, The Netherlands

Dimensions

27.94 x 22.86 x 13.02 cm (11 x 9 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

95.315

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware, enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Helmet-shaped pitcher on raised foot, with scroll handle. Decorated with flowers and scrolls; blue and white; solid blue handle; much mended.

Markings

"P" for Jan Pennis of "De Twee Scheepjes" factory, or possibly conjoined "AP" (?) for Antonius Pennis (d. 1770)

Provenance

Purchased from Doll and Richards, Boston (dealers) for $18.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales