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Creussen ware. Brownish-black earthenware in diabolo form, silver-gilt mounts. Band at rim engraved in conventional floral pattern. Narrow midband stamped in squares as are centers of 3 connecting straps with scalloped edges, repeated on bottom band with rope molding at lower edge and wide...

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Provenance

1955, Nicolas E. Landau (b. 1887 - d. 1979), Paris; sold by Landau to the MFA for 350,000 fr. (Accession Date: September 15, 1955)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

German, 16th century,

Object Place

Nuremburg

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 4 7/8" Diameter mouth 2 3/4" base 3 5/8"

Accession Number

55.472

Medium or Technique

Pottery

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery