Box

German
about 1730
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 2"

Accession Number

65.2059

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Cartouche shaped box, gilt chased mountings, hinged cover has cat finial; cover, in and outside decorated with scenes of merchants and workers at dockside; circling lower section same style of decoration; both cover and bottom section gilded border.

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection