Covered tureen and stand

French (Strasbourg?)
about 1763–70
Made at Strasbourg Manufactory (France, working 1720-1781), Formerly attributed to Niderviller Manufactory (France)


Dimensions

Overall (tureen with cover): 21.9 x 30.1 x 20.3 cm (8 5/8 x 11 7/8 x 8 in.) Overall (stand): 4 x 36.2 x 27.6 cm (1 9/16 x 14 1/4 x 10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2016a-c

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with colored enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Oval tureen cover and platter. White ground with polychrome flowers, cover has lemon and leaf finial, leaf painted inside tureen; platter similarly decorated, with brown trim. Two handles on tureen.

Markings

Cover: 399 in underglaze blue. Tureen: H/399 in underglaze blue above a line, 90 in brown below. Stand: H/io8 in underglaze blue above a line, 90 in brown below

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