Centerpiece

French (Strasbourg)
about 1765
Maker Strasbourg Manufactory (France, working 1720-1781)


Object Place: Europe, Strasbourg, France

Dimensions

19.68 x 20.95 cm (7 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.2202

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Shaped tray with blue floral border and design supported by four caryatids with dolphins adorsed; the four connected by cross-bars beneath tray. Dolphins heads rest at molded edge of shaped base, also painted in blue floral design. Probably the central dish of a centerpiece.

Markings

Conjoined "HK" or "iK" in underglaze blue, in the manner of Jean Kugelmann of Strasbourg, a painter mentioned by Cushion and Honey.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Pflueger