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Dromedaris

Dutch
1901
Jozef Mendes da Costa (Dutch, 1864–1939)


Dimensions

Length: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2018.3677

Medium or Technique

Salt-glazed stoneware

Not On View

Classifications

Ceramics

Figure of a recumbent camel.

Markings

Inscribed monogram and date

Provenance

May 22, 1990, anonymous ("various properties") sale, Christie's, Amsterdam, lot 172, to Justin Schiller and Dennis David, Kingston, NY; February 5, 2008, Schiller-David sale, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, lot 109, unsold; December 10, 2009, Schiller-David sale, Heritage Auctions, Dallas, lot 74192, unsold; 2018, year-end gift of Justin Schiller and Dennis David to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 20, 2019)

Credit Line

Gift of Justin G. Schiller and Dennis M. V. David in honor of Clifford S. Ackley