Puzzle jug

French (Nevers)
Dated 1791


Object Place: Europe, Nevers, France

Dimensions

16.51 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

08.13

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Decorated with three ships in yellow, brown, blue, red and black; on the neck are perforated designs edged with green, yellow, blue and brown, surrounded by rosettes in blue, yellow and green; blue rim and handle; with painted legends Anselme Gíroux de Nevers, 1791 and au Citoyen Phillipe Granger, 1791.

Inscription

Anselme Gíroux de Nevers, 1791 and au Citoyen Phillipe Granger, 1791.

Provenance

1908, gift of the estate of Mrs. Isaphene M. Wheelwright through William Lawrence Underwood to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of the estate of Mrs. Isaphene M. Wheelwright