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About 1955, with Maurice de Rothschild (b. 1881 - d. 1957), Geneva; sold by or through Rothschild to Armand de Wittekind (d. 1970), Geneva; by inheritance to his widow, Charlotte de Wittekind, Geneva and Bas Monthoux, France; about 1978, sold by Mrs. Wittekind to Pierre Vandermeersch, Paris; about 1978, sold by Vandermeersch to a private collector ("B.L."), Paris; 2008, sold from this private ("B.L.") collection to Michel Vandermeersch and Alain Moatti for Voltaire Antiques, Paris; 2010, sold by Voltaire Antiques to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Henry H. and Zoe Oliver Sherman Fund

Spanish (Alcora), about 1761–63


Overall: 97.8 x 137.2 x 68.6 x 140 cm (38 1/2 x 54 x 27 x 55 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware