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Inkwell

Dutch
1900
Made at Plateelfabriek Rozenburg (Dutch, 1883–1914), Decorated by J. L. Verbeek Wolthuys (Dutch, working about 1900)


Dimensions

Height x width: 7 × 15.5 cm (2 3/4 × 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2018.3687a-c

Medium or Technique

Porcelain with 'eggshell' decoration

Not On View

Classifications

Porcelain

Markings

Stamped green factory mark ("Rozenburg / Den Haag"), painted date code (a fly or bee?) in black, painter's monogram in black(conjoined VW), and order no. 697 in black.

Provenance

Jacob Willem Nicolaas van Achterbergh (b. 1928 - d. 2009), The Netherlands; June 13, 2001, sale ("from the collection of J. W. N. van Achterbergh"), Sotheby's, Amsterdam, lot 32, to Justin Schiller and Dennis David, Kingston, NY; February 5, 2008, Schiller-David sale, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, lot 125, unsold; December 10, 2009, Schiller-David sale, Heritage Auctions, Dallas, lot 74161, 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