Deaccessioned October 25, 2012
Made by De Porceleyne Bijl (Porcelain Hatchet) factory (Dutch, active 1657–1803)
Object Place: Europe, Delft, The Netherlands
Diam: 22.9cm (9in.)
Medium or Technique
Pale blue ground with dark blue floral design. Orange rim. Both plates scratched, cracked and chipped. mate to 19.526
Inscribed on underside: "From the museum salesroom Hoorne, Holland"
Mark: Axe with x. (Joost Brouwer 1759?) for "De Porceleyne Byl" factory
1919, gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson, Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 17, 1919); October 25, 2012, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Skinner, Inc., Boston, July 13, 2013 (sale 2663B), lot 726.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson