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Stove tile with Nightwatchman

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Hafner ware stove tile, cornerpiece. Glazed in greens and browns, night watchman standing, with horn in left hand and torch in right. Within concave border, wider and molded at right.


1962, Igo Levi (b. 1887), Lucerne, Switzerland; April 11-12, 1962, Levi sale, Weinmüller, Munich, lot 391. 1962, R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1983, bequest of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1983)

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

Austrian, end of 15th century

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Glazed earthenware




Ceramics, Pottery