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Inscription

Kenneth E Snow & Sons, Newburyport, MA label on reverse "Novis? FICTOOR 1689" on second label on reverse

Marks

Painted on underside of base in underglaze blue: "L V E/ 23"

Provenance

Henry Freudmann (b. 1886 - d. 1952) and Nora Freudmann (b. 1888 - d. 1948), Antwerp and New York [see note 1]; by descent from the Freudmanns to their daughter, Denise Joselson, Rye, NY; 2005, gift of Denise and Morton Joselson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2006) NOTES: [1] Mrs. Joselson's parents, Henry and Nora Freudmann, acquired six pieces of Dutch Delftware (MFA accession nos. 2005.1057 - 2005.1060) in Belgium and the U.S.; some pieces may also have been inherited from Mrs. Freudmann's parents.

Credit Line

Gift of Denise and Morton Joselson

Dutch (Delft), about 1680–90

Dimensions

Height x width: 31.8 x 16.5 cm (12 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1058.1a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with underglaze blue decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery