Plate with hunting scene

Hungarian
about 1750
Made at Holitsch Manufactory (Hungarian)


Object Place: Europe, Hungary

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 24.8cm (9 3/4in.)

Accession Number

1983.72

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Boar hunting scene; large gray mastiff along side boar, wide yellow collar; brown boar double fangs, 2 horseman, on right back-ground and left; latter holding long spear; blue mountains beyond; trees, grass, river, foreground dark; ochre enamel on rim.

Markings

Conjoined "HF" [Holistscher Fabrik] painted in underglaze blue/grey on underside.

Provenance

1968, Blumka Gallery, New York; April 11, 1968, sold by Blumka to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1983, bequest of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1983)

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson