Object Place: Westerwald
Legacy dimension: H. 8 1/2"; W. 6 1/2"; D. 7 1/4"
Medium or Technique
Salt-glazed stoneware with cobalt and manganese decoration
Manning House (Gallery LG36)
Salt-glazed stoneware with cobalt and manganese decoration. The jug is bulbous in shape, with tapering neck and footring. The gray body is partially covered with a manganese wash. Cobalt blue lines decorate the neck and foot. The applied leaves and blossoms are also blue. The applied seal with a portrait of King William III (1689-1702) is inscribed “WILHELMUS.III.DG.MAG.BRIT.FRANC.ET HIB.REX”. Condition: large chip on top of handle and on rim. Wear on rim and on base. Firing cracks on seal and on some of the floral motifs.
1992, gift of Mrs. Lloyd E. Hawes in memory of Lucie Born Beebe to the MFA. (February 26, 1992)
Gift of Mrs. Lloyd E. Hawes in memory of Lucie Born Beebe