Description

Inventory Number C0492

Size 17.75" diameter

Material Earthenware

Period Art Nouveau

Country of Origin Netherlands

Year Made c. 1890

Condition Excellent

This stirring charger evokes a torrid dreamscape where the underworld of the imagination collides with land, sea, and sky. A lurid green backdrop is blended into a swath of midnight blue, shredded to reveal hellfire beneath. The juxtaposition of colors and formal elements is at once jarring and whimsical, peaceful and alarming.

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