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The molded bottles have a bulbous lower body, which rises from an ovoid foot ring. The ovoid shaped necks are flattened and flare gently at the mouth. Painted in puce camaieu against a white ground, both bottles are similarly decorated with riverside scenes, one with a woman and one with a...

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Marks

(1) on base, in underglaze blue: M = O L; incised: L, two vertical strokes, underlined

Provenance

Amsterdam. Rita and Frits Markus; 1983, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

Dutch (Loosdrecht), about 1775

Object Place

The Netherlands

Dimensions

18 x 11.1 cm (7 1/16 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.658

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain decorated in puce enamel and gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain