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Dish with Grotesques and Putti

Artist/maker unknown, Dutch

Geography:
Made in Delft, Netherlands, Europe

Date:
1650-1675

Medium:
Tin-glazed earthenware with blue decoration

Dimensions:
1 5/8 x 14 1/4 inches (4.1 x 36.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1936-18-4

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Edward Bok, 1936

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Label:
The color of this dish shows the influence of Chinese blue-and-white porcelain of the Ming dynasty (1368–1644), which became popular in Delft in the early seventeenth century. However, its decorative motifs, like the putti (winged infant boys) and grotesques (fantastic human and animal figures) recall Italian Renaissance models.