Covered jug

English
about 1780
Made at Lowestoft Manufactory (England)


Dimensions

Overall: 25cm (9 13/16in.)

Accession Number

65.2196a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Pear shaped coffee pot with cover; orange ground overlayed with diamond pattern gilding, two large cartouche reserves, decorated with chinoiserie figures, interiors and landscape, six small reserves around pot with floral decoration, cover with 2 reserves

Markings

none

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