Hafner ware tile

German (Nuremberg)
about 1540


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Height x width: 3 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. (8.6 x 13.7 cm)

Accession Number

61.117

Medium or Technique

Glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Hafner ware tile. Profile portrait of Ferdinand I (1503-1564) wearing the order of the Golden Fleece. In blue, yellow, green, and brown. Inscribed FFRDINANDUS ROMISCHERK.

Inscription

Inscribed FFRDINANDUS ROMISCHERK.

Provenance

Before 1906, Graf Wilszek, Vienna; by January 1961, R. Thornton Wilson, New York.

Credit Line

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