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12 sided with alternate straight and curved sides. molded rim with Chinoiserie flower decoration. Fountain with baskets of flowers and putti catching falling water in vases. Pierced shell shape at top for hanging. White glaze painted with blue, yellow, green, orange.

Credit Line

Gift of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson

Dutch (Delft), about 1730

Object Place

Delft, The Netherlands

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware