Mirror Frame

German
about 1768
Made by Eckernförde Manufactory (German (Schleswig))


Object Place: Eckernförde, Germany

Dimensions

Height: 99.19 cm (39 in.); W. 56.5 cm (22 1/4 in.); D. 12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

2006.939

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

A Faience rococo mirror frame, in nine sections, vigorously molded with scrolls, enriched with ochre, puce, purple and yellow, and with flowerheads and trailing branches, the whole surmounted by a dragon.

Provenance

By 1993, Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger