Cream pitcher

German
after 1763
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

7.62 cm (3 in.)

Accession Number

51.747

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Set with 2323-30.41. Globular with shaped rim & lip, simple handle, 3 feet. Ornament as on tray, piping shepherd with sheep in one panel, belled sheep with lambs in other. Mark: crossed swords, 3 dots below hilts,  at other end.

Provenance

Helena Woolworth McCann (b. 1878 - d. 1938), Syosset, NY; by descent to her children, Constance (Mrs. Joseph V.) McMullan, Helena (Mrs. Winston F. C.) Guest, and Frasier McCann; 1941, lent to the MFA by the children of Mrs. McCann, through the Winfield Foundation, New York; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 10, 1951)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation