Tile

Southern German
Early 16th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 18 1/2 in.; W. 12 3/8 in.

Accession Number

63.34

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Unglazed Hafner ware. Virgin and Child on the crescent moon, among clouds with cherubs holding the Instruments of the Passion. Border shows traces of paint or glaze (?).

Provenance

1962, Blumka Gallery, New York; April 26, 1962, sold by Blumka to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1963, gift of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 9, 1963)

Credit Line

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