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Plate with hunting scene

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Boar hunting scene; large gray mastiff along side boar, wide yellow collar; brown boar double fangs, 2 horseman, on right back-ground and left; latter holding long spear; blue mountains beyond; trees, grass, river, foreground dark; ochre enamel on rim.

Marks

Conjoined "HF" [Holistscher Fabrik] painted in underglaze blue/grey on underside.

Provenance

1968, Blumka Gallery, New York; April 11, 1968, 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)

Credit Line

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

Hungarian, about 1750

Object Place

Hungary

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 24.8cm (9 3/4in.)

Accession Number

1983.72

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery