Jay

German
about 1750
Made by Höchst Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Höchst, Germany

Dimensions

Height: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.907

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

Perched on a tree stump naturalistically decorated in red, brown, and blue

Markings

GS marked in green

Provenance

By 1965, Mrs. Edward (Marjorie Merriweather Post) Hutton (b. 1887 - d. 1973), New York and Washington, D.C.; November 23, 1965, Hutton sale, Sotheby & Co., London, lot 69, to the Antique Porcelain Company, New York; November 24, 1965, sold by the Antique Porcelain Company to Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

Credit Line

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