Mustard pot

Dutch (Delft)
early 18th century


Dimensions

Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.604a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Mustard pot with high fired blue, red, and green polychrome decoration depicting stylized flowers and feathered birds in the reserves.

Inscription

Three labels:
"433" in a rectangle
"Stodel Collection / DA 192"
"Collection G. Ephis / DEL 094"

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

1994, sold by Salomon Stodel (dealer), Amsterdam (dealer), to the G. Ephis collection (private collector), France; 2012, sold by the G. Ephis collection to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012).

Credit Line

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