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Pair of cups

Dutch (Arnhem)
about 1923
Designed by Theodoor Colenbrander (Dutch, 1871–1945), Made at Plateelbakkerij Ram (Dutch (Arnhem), active 1921– about 1930)


Height: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View



Herfts, or autumn, pattern


Inscribed on underside of foot: "HERFST" / F / B No. 253; printed RAM pottery mark.


By about 2006, purchased at Christie's, Amsterdam, by Justin Schiller and Dennis David, Kingston, NY; February 5, 2008, Schiller-David sale, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, lot 276, unsold; December 10, 2009, Schiller-David sale, Heritage Auctions, Dallas, lot 74184, 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