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Plate (one of a set of five)

Date:
19th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Lead-glazed earthenware
Dimensions:
Height: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm); Diameter: 8 1/16 in. (20.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Bequest of Flora E. Whiting, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.180.154
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed at bottom of circular medallion: LEFEBVRE, au Siège de Dantzick, / fit capituler les troupes, après 32 jours / de tranchée ouverie / 24 Mai - - - --

Marking: On underside in ink: indecipherable
Flora E. Whiting (until 1971; bequeathed to MMA)
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