Collections Database

Five Colleges and Historic Deerfield Museum Consortium

Amherst College | Hampshire College | Historic Deerfield | Mount Holyoke College | Smith College | UMASS Amherst

Search Results:

<< Viewing Record 178 of 297 >>
View : Light Box | List View | Image List | Detailed

[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Culture:German or Swiss
Title:dish
Date Made:1704
Type:Food Service
Materials:ceramic: lead-glazed red earthenware (redware)
Place Made:Germany or Switzerland
Measurements:overall: 2 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.; 5.3975 x 28.575 cm
Accession Number:  HD 63.072
1963-72T.jpg

Description:
Redware dish dated in the center well "1704" and decorated with bands of scraffito designs and an inscription in German, which translates either "You must really guzzle if you can eat what fills this vessel", or "If you guzzle you will need this vessel."

<< Viewing Record 178 of 297 >>