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Plate

Mate to 1919.525. Pale blue ground with dark blue floral design. Orange rim. Both plates scratched, cracked and chipped.

Inscription

As on 19.525, inscribed on the underside: "From the museum sal[esroom] Hoorne, Holland"

Marks

Mark: Axe with x. (Joost Brouwer 1759?) for "De Porceleyne Byl" factory

Provenance

1919, gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson, Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 17, 1919)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Dutch (Delft), mid-18th century

Object Place

Delft, The Netherlands

Accession Number

19.526

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware