Deaccessioned October 25, 2012

Plate

Dutch (Delft)
mid-18th century
Made by De Porceleyne Bijl (Porcelain Hatchet) factory (Dutch, active 1657–1803)


Object Place: Europe, Delft, The Netherlands

Dimensions

Diam: 22.9cm (9in.)

Accession Number

19.525

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Pale blue ground with dark blue floral design. Orange rim. Both plates scratched, cracked and chipped. mate to 19.526

Inscription

Inscribed on underside: "From the museum salesroom Hoorne, Holland"

Markings

Mark: Axe with x. (Joost Brouwer 1759?) for "De Porceleyne Byl" factory

Provenance

1919, gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson, Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 17, 1919); October 25, 2012, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Skinner, Inc., Boston, July 13, 2013 (sale 2663B), lot 726.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson