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Dish

Scattered manganese in rich decoration of blue Chinese flowers: rather narrow rim, curving sides, moulding around domed center. Foot rim (chipped) beyond moulding with three holes in edge. Four large tulips on back and kiln marks near edge.

Provenance

By 1957, H. Klewer, Berlin, Germany; 1957, sold by Klewer to the MFA for $162. (Accession Date: October 9, 1957)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

German (probably Hanau), about 1700

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

57.662

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with manganese and cobalt decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware