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.
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)
Purchased with funds given by Abe Covo in memory of his beloved wife Jackie Covo
French, About 1700–20
Overall (Diameter): 53 cm (20 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Tin-glazed earthenware with underglaze blue decoration