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Unglazed Hafner ware. Virgin and Child on the crescent moon, among clouds with cherubs holding the Instruments of the Passion. Border shows traces of paint or glaze (?).

Provenance

1962, Blumka Gallery, New York; April 26, 1962, sold by Blumka to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1963, gift of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 9, 1963)

Credit Line

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

Southern German, Early 16th century,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 18 1/2 in.; W. 12 3/8 in.

Accession Number

63.34

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery