Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)
Object Place: Germany
Overall: 2.5 x 25.7 cm (1 x 10 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Hard-paste porcelain with underglaze blue and brown enamel decoration
Not On View
White ground blue underglaze decoration in Chinese manner. Border divided and decorated with plant-life and figures. Center trees rocks and bird etc., rim painted brown. Underneath border has border decoration of leaves and flowers and base center with floral decoration.
Crossed swords with dot underglaze blue. Incised "20".
August 22, 1944, probably sold by the Art Exchange, New York, NY to Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection