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Tim-glazed earthenware (faience). Deep dish with wide flange on foot. Blue chinoiserie decoration outlined in manganese on blue-white ground consisting of two men in a landscape on the right and an elephant and corners of buildings in a landscape on the left.

Marks

Sticker on reverse: "ORW Coll No. 10" The number 12 in black paint

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Otto R. Wormser in fondest memory of her husband, lover of art

German (Frankfurt), early 18th century

Object Place

Frankfurt, Germany

Dimensions

Depth: 5.1cm (2in.) Diameter: 34cm (13 3/8in.)

Accession Number

1986.1024

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware