Plate

Dutch (Delft)
first quarter of 18th century


Object Place: Europe, Delft, The Netherlands

Dimensions

Diameter x height: 31.1 x 4.5 cm (12 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

95.316

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware, enamel colors and gilding

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

A twelve-sided plate richly decorated in dark blue, iron-red and gold. In the center, a vase of flowers on a stand. Border panels incorporate flowers in vases, landcape vignettes, and diaper patterns in gold on dark blue ground. Back of rim decorated with a trailing vine and flowers in underglaze blue, overglaze iron-red, and gilding.

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

Probably purchased from Charles Elliot Norton, Cambridge, MA; George Washington Wales.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales