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Decorated by Johannes Schaper. White glaze, recumbant orange stag in oval medallion surrounded by gray shield form terminated by crudely formed shell. Shield surrounded by orange line decoration of scrolls and flowers. Neck has branch, flowers, bird, insect in gray pointed out with orange...

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Provenance

1960, Blumka Gallery, New York; September 26, 1960, sold by Blumka to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1960, gift of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 13, 1960)

Credit Line

Gift of Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson

Nurnberg, about 1665

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 9 3/8"

Accession Number

60.1177

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics