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Tile

Dutch (Delft)
early 19th century


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 13 x 1 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.52

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware, underglaze blue decoration

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Tiles

One of seven tiles, cream clay body with clear glaze; decorated in underglaze blue with a milkmaid walking in a landscape carrying buckets suspended from a yoke. A bull (with horns) stands in the middle ground and a large snail is on the horizon.

Provenance

1924, gift of Mabel Stephenson (Mrs. Bernard C.) Weld (b. 1868), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 7, 1924)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bernard C. Weld