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Pierced dish

French (possibly Normandy)
16th century


Dimensions

Other (Overall): 21.6cm (8 1/2in.)

Accession Number

41.106

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Ajoure, or reticulated, with an overall design of strapwork arabesques in pale blue, with rosettes in cream color, brown, and green.

Provenance

Baron Gustave de Rothschild (b. 1829 - d. 1911); by descent to his grandson, Baron Henri de Lambert (b. 1887 - d. 1933) and his wife, Baroness Johanna von Reininghaus de Lambert (b. 1899 - d. 1960), Brussels and New York; March 7, 1941, Baroness Lambert sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, lot 124, to Arnold, Seligmann Rey and Co., New York, for the MFA for $150. (Accession Date: March 13, 1941)

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund