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Plaque representing Autumn

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From a set of Seasons. AUTUMN. Bacchus in short blue robe, green belt with scythe, yellow toeless gaiters, carries basket of grapes in right hand, fruit & vines in left. Tub of grapes at left & yellow jug on twiggy ground at right. Sky shades to deep blue at top. Molded mottled frame.....set...

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Baron Gustave de Rothschild (b. 1829 - d. 1911); by descent to his grandson, Baron Henri de Lambert (b. 1887 - d. 1933) and his wife, Baroness Johanna von Reininghaus de Lambert (b. 1899 - d. 1960), Brussels and New York; March 7, 1941, Baroness Lambert sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, lot 89, set of four sold for $500. 1943, Ars Antiqua, New York; 1943, sold by Ars Antiqua to French and Company, New York (stock no. 42593); 1946, sold by French and Co. to the MFA for $1500 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: February 14, 1946) NOTES: [1] MFA accession numbers 46.53 - 46.56 were acquired together for $1500.

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H. E. Bolles Fund

French, mid-16th century

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30.95 x 23.33 cm (12 3/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware