Flower-basket and cover

English
about 1755
Made by Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Dimensions

Height: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1120a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

The basket modeled as wickerwork, painted with flowersprays, the two-handled cover with a large bouquet of flowers.

Provenance

Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg, Caracas, and New York [see note 1]. By 1993, Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2006), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

NOTES:
[1] Robert Schmidt, Early European Porcelain as Collected by Otto Blohm (Munich, 1953), p. 270, cat. no. 396.

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger