Covered vase

French
late 19th century with 18th century cover


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

42.3 cm (16 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2018a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Large Baluster form Vase, with domed cover, 2 oval reserves, with Biblical scene of Christ and the Woman of Samaria; ground decorated with flowers in polychrome. Has large wooden base. Neck of vase has been reglued in four places, chip on top of finial.

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