One of a pair of plates (pannekoek)

Dutch (Delft)
about 1700-1715
Artist Unknown


Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.610.1

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

On View

Art of the Netherlands in the 17th Century Gallery (Gallery 242)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Plate with high-fired polychrome blue, green, red, and yellow decoration in the style of ‘famille verte’ Kangxi porcelain depicting a garden scene with a tall woman holding large flowers amidst a rural, stylized landscape with birds and insects and a dansing child, winged phoenixes, and a three-sided enclosure.

Inscription

Three labels on one:

"Stodel Collection / DA 101"
"SS 6612"
"Collection G. Ephis / DEL 292"

The other plate has two labels: "Stodel Collection / DA 101"
"Collection G. Ephis / DEL 293"

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

1993, sold by Salomon Stodel (dealer), Amsterdam 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