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Large covered jug

French (Paris)
about 1840


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Overall: 27.9 x 20.2 x 15.3 cm (11 x 7 15/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

65.1914a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

Pair with 65.1913. Covered jug, orange ground; semi doubled handles in leaf effect; front oval reserves decorated with flowers with plain gold borders front of covers, conforms to shape of gilded spout. Branch style handles on hinged covers.

Markings

illegible mark in blue enamel
Vague marks in blue on 65.1914

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection