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The molded, rectangular cushion-shaped dish has a gently waved upper rim with indented corners and a canted shoulder. In the center of the dish is a scene, painted in puce camaieu on a white ground, showing five uniformed soldiers in front of a heavily draped tent. The tent is situated on a...

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(1) on base, in underglaze blue: Amstel; incised: script L 3 *; impressed: two vertical strokes (2) on base, incised: script 4 ' 2


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

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

The Netherlands (Amstel), 1785–90

  • Artist Unknown, Austrian, 19th century
Object Place

The Netherlands


4.4 x 26 cm (1 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration




Ceramics, Porcelain