After Adriaen Collaert (Netherlandish, about 1560–1618)
Object Place: Europe, The Netherlands
2.54 x 6.35 cm (1 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
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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.
Gift of Mrs. John J. Grullemans