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Large dish

Dutch
dated 1749


Object Place: Europe, The Netherlands

Accession Number

19.1252

Medium or Technique

Lead glazed earthenware, slip and sgraffito decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Red clay, back unglazed. Front terracotta in center with incised horseman in green, brown and yellow. Rim yellow with incised scroll border in red and green. Inscription in Dutch and date. Edge chipped and cracked.

Inscription

Translation of inscription: "This is the brave hero Prinz Eugene who through the grace of God the Turks has conquered."

Provenance

By 1915, Theodora Lyman, Boston; 1919, gift of Miss Theodora Lyman to the MFA.

Credit Line

The John Pickering Lyman Collection—Gift of Miss Theodora Lyman