Stove tile with Nightwatchman

Austrian
end of 15th century


Object Place: Europe, Austria

Accession Number

1983.41

Medium or Technique

Glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Hafner ware stove tile, cornerpiece. Glazed in greens and browns, night watchman standing, with horn in left hand and torch in right. Within concave border, wider and molded at right.

Provenance

1962, Igo Levi (b. 1887), Lucerne, Switzerland; April 11-12, 1962, Levi sale, Weinmüller, Munich, lot 391. 1962, 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