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Description

Hand-painted Dutch scene in blue and white; center scene contains building, sailboats, ducks/geese and bridge; stylized palm-like leaves extend from corners on border; leaves are connected by elongated C-scroll.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1833
Location of origin
Holland; England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
palm leaf
tin (metal)
tin glaze
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Bridge
bridges (built works)
Duck
ducks (birds)
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
Painted
painting (image-making)
Palm
palm leaf
Sailboat
sailboats
TILE
tile
tin (metal)
tin glaze
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
5 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1129
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6069

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