Miniature Stove

German (possibly Nuremberg)
Late 16th century


Object Place: Nurnberg (?)

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 11 7/8"

Accession Number

60.1303

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Yellowish-green lead glaze. On ball feet in 2 tiers decorated with plaquettes of Virtues in relief, Temperance emptying one vessel in another, Faith with a cross. Urn (with chipped rim) on one side; flat top; chimney in rear with arched oven door at base. 2nd tier supported in front on columns. Reliefs in style of Vests of Kreussen.

Provenance

1960, with Wilhelm Henrich, Frankfurt; 1960, sold by Henrich to the MFA for $1,200 [see note]. (Accession Date: December 14, 1960)

NOTE:
Sold together with MFA accession nos. 60.1302-60.1305.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Lloyd E. Hawes