Covered Tobacco Jar

French
about 1730–40
Made at Chantilly Manufactory (France)


Dimensions

Overall: 17.2 x 11.1 cm (6 3/4 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1915a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Covered cylindrical jar. Lid mounted in chased bronze doré. Decorated in Kakiemon style with a red dragon and blue fou-dog.

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