Patch box

Dutch (Delft)
1730–75
After Adriaen Collaert (Netherlandish, about 1560–1618)


Object Place: Europe, The Netherlands

Dimensions

2.54 x 6.35 cm (1 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

67.1040

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Octagonal with blue decoration on white ground. Cover shows two parrots perched on boughs, one leafy, one bare. Sides decorated in medallions with tiny landscape scenes, alternating with flowers. The parrots appear to be based on a ca. 1617 engraving by Adriaen Collaert, from the series Avium Vivae Icones.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John J. Grullemans