Requires Photography

Sleeping monkeys

Dutch
1908
Jozef Mendes da Costa (Dutch, 1864–1939)


Dimensions

Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2018.3679

Medium or Technique

Salt-glazed stoneware

Not On View

Classifications

Ceramics

Markings

Signed with inscribed monogram and dated 1908

Provenance

Hendricus Peter Bremmer (b. 1871 - d. 1956), Amsterdam [see note]; by descent within the family; June 10, 1999, Bremmer descendant sale, Christie's, Amsterdam, lot 23, to Justin Schiller and Dennis David, Kingston, NY; February 5, 2008, Schiller-David sale, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, lot 104, unsold; December 10, 2009, Schiller-David sale, Heritage Auctions, Dallas, lot 74196, unsold; 2018, year-end gift of Justin Schiller and Dennis David to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 20, 2019)

NOTE: H. P. Bremmer no. 709. On loan to the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, until 1957.

Credit Line

Gift of Justin G. Schiller and Dennis M. V. David in honor of Clifford S. Ackley