One of a pair of 'sample' plates

Dutch (Delft)
about 1750-75


Dimensions

Diameter: 22.7 and 22.4 cm (8 15/16 and 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2013.1735.2

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware, yellow ground

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Painted in blue with a central five-piece garniture of landscape-decorated vases beneath a similarly decorated chamberpot between a pair of teapots, and above a two-handled jardiniere between a pair of cuspidors, the rim reserved with five oval panels depicting a Chinese boy standing, running, or seated and holding a bird.

Inscription

Gold ahesive label on back of .2: "Aronson Antiquairs of Amsterdam / Since 1881 / www.Aronson.nl"

A second adhesive label is undicipherable, possibly over the factory mark?

Provenance

Sold by Dr. Günther Grethe, Hamburg, to Aronson Antiquairs (dealer), Amsterdam; 2004, sold by Aronson to Horace Wood Brock, New York; 2013, gift of Horace Wood Brock to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 18, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Wood Brock