Musical Family

German
about 1750
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Dimensions

Overall: 14.2 x 16.4 x 15.5 cm (5 9/16 x 6 7/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2092

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Man playing flute, seated; beige hat orange band, white jacket, turquoise knickers, bowed shoes seated woman, child on lap, holding sheet music; white dress decorated with flowers and yellow trim. Oval base with flowers in relief.

Markings

none

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection