Powdered Dutch Majolica Base Sherd

(1600 - 1800)

One very worn Dutch majolica base sherd with a dark buff body and a colorless but slightly opaque lead glaze on its exterior surface. The face is coated with a white tin glaze with powdered or sponged purple (manganese) decoration. The base has a thick charger-type footring. The sherd is likely part of a charger or plate.

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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