Covered Jug

French
about 1735
Made at Chantilly Manufactory (France)


Dimensions

Overall (jug): 16.7 x 13.2 x 10.7 cm (6 9/16 x 5 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.) Overall (stand): 4.1 x 19.8 cm (1 5/8 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1916a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels; silver-gilt mounts

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Pear shaped ewer and basin. Cover of ewer mounted chased bronze-doré, and hinged to cover. Decoration in Kakiemon style; dragons, floral and insect. Basin with floral decoration only. Hunting horn mark in red.

Markings

Jug: hunting horn in iron-red enamel.

Provenance

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