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Portrait relief of Caspar Markdanner of Holding

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Polychromed Stoneware. Knighted 1571; died 1618; sinistra; ruffled collar; chain shoulder straps gilded; CM on bottom frame moulding; coat of arms upper right corner, white glaze down nose.

Marks

CM

Provenance

By 1968, Edward R. Lubin, Inc., New York; 1968, Sold by Lubin to Mr. R. Thornton Wilson (b.1886 - d.1977), New York [See Note 1]; 1983, Bequest of Mr. Wilson to the MFA (Accession date, January 12, 1983). Note: 1 - On loan from Mr. Wilson from August 5, 1968 until accessioned.

Credit Line

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

Danish, about 1610

Object Place

Denmark

Dimensions

35.88 x 35.88 cm (14 1/8 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.75

Medium or Technique

Stoneware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture