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Hafner ware unglazed tile

late 15th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 31.8 x 21 x 3.8 cm (12 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

61.115

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Hafner ware tile unglazed. Virgin and Child. Virgin wears a robe with heavy folds, has long open hair, and a crown with interior cap. Traces of dark paint in the hair.

Provenance

R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1961, gift of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 11, 1961)

Credit Line

Gift of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson