Miniature Stove

German
late 16th century


Object Place: Nurnberg (?)

Accession Number

60.1304

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Green lead glaze. Rectangular base. First tier supported by reclining lions in front, S scrolls in rear; band of alternating animal masks and scrolled medallions; above, inserts of raised urn with flowers in arch, nude figures at corners, cornice divides smaller second tier of similar decoration which is supported on twisted columns in front. Railing of S scrolls at top; piece missing, other scrolls repaired. Missing front corner first tier, back corncer glued. Stoke hole in rear, vent above.

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