Architectural Plinth

Italian
about 1750
Made by Doccia Manufactory (Italy)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 30.8 x 31 cm (12 1/8 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.917

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

White, pierced with windows and arches and molded steps, brickwork and scrolled cartouches. This is the base of a three-piece stacking centerpiece known as the “Lighthouse of Alexandra.”

Provenance

Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, July 4, 1983, lot 38. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York; bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA (Accession date: April, 26, 2006).

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger