Covered jug

Dutch (Delft)
about 1686–1701
Made at Greek A Factory (active 1657-1818), Marked by Adriaen Kocks, Dutch, Proprietor, The Greek A Factory (active 1686–1701)


Dimensions

Overall: 23.4 x 16.7 x 12.8cm (9 3/16 x 6 9/16 x 5 1/16in.)

Accession Number

65.2140

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with underglaze decoration; silver cover

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Pear shaped jug with silver cover and shell thumb piece, attached to handle, white ground with religious scene and landscape in blue, above the words “Sainte Anne”; group of three figures, over head two angels holding laurel wreath. Handle and rim decorated with scrolls and flowers.

Markings

conflated "AK" in underglaze blue on underside; indecipherable marks on inside cover

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