Cover for Vase 65.2174a

about 1760
Made at Derby Manufactory, working about 1750-1848 (Derbyshire, England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

26.2 cm (10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2174b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Pair of two handled vases with covers. Blue ground, flaring tops, each with two cartouche shaped reserves, one reserve of each decorated with a figure: Diana of the Hunt (65.2173) and female figure (65.2174). The other of each with colorful birds in a rural habitat. Two small reserves on each of top are decorated with insects. All painting on white ground enclosed by gilt leafage and scroll work. Rustic handles flanked by flowers in relief. Covered with flower finials.

Markings

No mark

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