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Plaque of Maximilian I

Hafnerware, green glaze, giant, with a profile portrait of Maximilian I in center of a roundle within the rectangle. Maximilian is adorned with a wreath of laurel leaves. Foliate border designs. Inscribed: CAE-MAXIMILIAN PRIM. (Hole in lower left corner).


Count Hans Johann Nepomuk von Wilczek (b. 1837 - d. 1922), Kreuzenstein, Austria. 1964, Blumka Gallery, New York; February 17, 1964, sold by Blumka to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1983, bequest of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1983)

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

Austrian, about 1510

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Green-glazed earthenware