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Large dish

Red clay, back unglazed. Front terracotta in center with incised horseman in green, brown and yellow. Rim yellow with incised scroll border in red and green. Inscription in Dutch and date. Edge chipped and cracked.


By 1915, Theodora Lyman, Boston; 1919, gift of Miss Theodora Lyman to the MFA.

Credit Line

The John Pickering Lyman Collection—Gift of Miss Theodora Lyman

Dutch, 1749

Object Place

The Netherlands

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Lead glazed earthenware, slip and sgraffito decoration




Ceramics, Pottery