Attributed to Het Moriaenshooft (The Moor's Head) factory (Dutch (Delft), 1658–1793)
Height x length: 10.5 x 18 cm (4 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Tin-glazed earthenware, polychrome enamel decoration
Not On View
A miniature bride’s shoe with polychrome enamel decoration depicting branches and birds in red and yellow with touches of green and blue. Attributed to the Moor’s Head Factory of Jacob Wemmersz Hoppesteijn.
"Stodel Collection / DA 73"
"Collection G. Ephis"
By about 2010, sold by Salomon Stodel (dealer), Amsterdam; March 24, 2011, sold by Stodel to the G. Ephis collection, France; 2012, sold by the G. Ephis collection to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012).
The G. Ephis Collection—Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously, Charles Bain Hoyt Fund, John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, Tamara Petrosian Davis Sculpture Fund, John Lowell Gardner Fund, Seth K. Sweetser Fund, H. E. Bolles Fund, and funds by exchange from the Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection-Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger