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Platter

French
19th century
Style of Bernard Palissy (French, about 1510–about 1590)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

7.94 x 40.64 x 54.61 cm (3 1/8 x 16 x 21 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

93.1138

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Oval, with coiled snake on turf surrounded by water; on the sides of the dish are fish, frog, lizard, butterly, and other insects and shells.

Provenance

1893, gift of Mrs. Samuel Dennis Warren (Susan Cornelia Clarke Warren) (b.1825-d.1901) Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 17, 1893)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. S. D. Warren