Oven tile

about 1530


Object Place: Europe, Austria

Dimensions

Overall: 31.4 x 19.7 x 3.8cm (12 3/8 x 7 3/4 x 1 1/2in.)

Accession Number

62.29

Medium or Technique

Stoneware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Stoneware

Glazed Hafner ware. Rectangular with recessed Renaissance arch in green, purple-brown, blue and white. Christ resurrected from the Tomb overcoming Satan clad in purplish-brown monk’s garment, right hand pushing Death (skeleton) away, left holding banner aloft. Green robe and halo, yellow ground. Slightly canted wide sides are molded, top and bottom have holes,

Provenance

Blumka Gallery, New York; by 1962, sold by Blumka Gallery to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1962, gift of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 10, 1962)

Credit Line

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