Made at Het Moriannshooft factory (Dutch, 1658-1793), Mark of Jacob Wemmersz Hoppesteyn, Proprietor, The Moor's Head Factory (active 1671–1686)
Object Place: Europe, Delft, The Netherlands
Other (Overall): 18.3cm (7 3/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Burton A. Cleaves Gallery (Gallery LG27)
One of a pair (with 1972.132) with blue and white decoration; center scene of butterfly and flowers in footed bowls, one on a low table. Wide border with repeating floral decoration punctuated by four reserves. Reverse 4 blue lines around plate.Condition: crack in one and chips around edges of both.
Marks "20 / conjoined IW" (Jacob Wemmersz Hoppestein, proprietor of Het Mariaenshooft, 1664-1671, but mark continued to be used by his widow, Jannetje, and her son Rochus, to his death in 1692.)
Gift of Rowland Burdon-Muller