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Lead-glazed white earthenware. Plate with a wide, three-stepped rim continuing into a shallow well. Painted decoration on two large stylized green birds.

Marks

Incised '211'; further painted in black 'Rozenburg/crown/pelican/cross in a square 809/den Haag.' Painted on underside ROZENBURG DEN HAAG 803 with a crown, penguin and square monogram.

Provenance

1996, gift of Michael and Gail Mazur, Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 22, 1997)

Credit Line

Gift of Gail and Michael Mazur in honor of Manuel and Mildred Beckwith

Dutch (The Hague), about 1897

Object Place

The Netherlands

Dimensions

Overall (Diameter): 44.1 cm (17 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1996.404

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed white earthenware with colored enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware