Covered milk jug

German
about 1725 with later decoration
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

14.4 x 9.8 x 8 cm (5 11/16 x 3 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2051a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

On View

Amelia Peabody Gallery (Gallery 137)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Small jug with cover which has brass finial; royal blue ground with 2 side reserves decorated with chinoiserie figure birds and flowers; cover with 2 small reserves decorated in like manner; gilt bordering also birds and insects in gilt over blue ground;

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection