Camel Potpourri Vase and Cover

French
about 1748
Attributed to Strasbourg Manufactory (France, working 1720-1781)


Object Place: Strasbourg, France

Dimensions

Height: 25.4 cm (10 in.)

Accession Number

2006.931a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

White glaze, recumbent animal, with pierced conical cover forming a pot-pourri vase

Provenance

By 1992, Jorg Schwiete (dealer), Hanover, Germany; December 29, 1992, sold by Schwiete to Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, 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