Covered Bowl

French
about 1730–40
Made at Chantilly Manufactory (France)


Dimensions

Overall (with cover): 15.2 x 21.8 x 19 cm (6 x 8 9/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.1929a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Bowl and cover. Soft paste. Kakiemon motif of flowers, chrysanthemums and leaves painted on outside in blue, green, red and yellow handles on sides. Japanese motif of fighting cocks inside bowl. Mark: hunting-horn in red.

Markings

hunting horn in iron-red enamel

Provenance

By 1948, probably with Jean Nicolier, Paris; June 17, 1948, sold by Jean Nicolier to Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection