Pot-pourri

French
about 1750
Possibly by Mennecy Manufactory (France)


Dimensions

Overall: 15.9 x 15.1 x 10.6 cm (6 1/4 x 5 15/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2001a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Pair of white animal groups oval bases, each with hound attacking a boar, background with round urns with covers. Both perforated for incense, and decorated with flowers in relief on urns and base.

Markings

none

Provenance

1955, Lucien Lévy, Paris; June 20, 1955, sold by Lévy 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)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection