Jug

French
about 1730–40
Made at Chantilly Manufactory (France)


Dimensions

Overall (jug): 13.2 x 11.3 x 9 cm (5 3/16 x 4 7/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1934

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Part of set with Basin (65.1933).Soft paste. Kakiemon decorative branch and flower motif of chrysanthemum and rocks; basin with brown
painted scalloped edge; floral butter flies; rounded bowl of ewer cylindrical handle with painted floral border with black speckled
background around rim. Mark on ewer: Hunting horn in red. No mark on basin.

Markings

Hunting horn in iron-red enamel.

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