Covered jug in form of an owl

German
early 17th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

20.48 cm (8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.151a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Vase-shaped body, white glaze with blue in overlapping scallops; suggestion of wings in modeling and longer strokes of color. Small strap handle at back, yellow legs and claws. Cylindrical neck concealed by domed head, ears and eyebrows modelled, eyes and protruding beak yellow with black.

Provenance

1957, gift of Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc., New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 14, 1957)

Credit Line

Gift of Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc.