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Charger

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Faience (tin-glazed earthenware.) The charger is decorated in cobalt blue on a white tin-glazed ground. The border is painted with a pattern of stylized foliage incorporating masks composed of a scull emerging from strapwork.

Provenance

By 1996, with Galerie Verneuil-Bac, Paris; 1997, sold by Galerie Verneuil-Bac and purchased by the MFA with funds given by Abe Covo in memory of his beloved wife Jackie Covo. (Accession date: March 26, 1997)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds given by Abe Covo in memory of his beloved wife Jackie Covo

French, About 1700–20

Dimensions

Overall (Diameter): 53 cm (20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1997.19

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with underglaze blue decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware