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Salt

about 1760
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

5.7 x 9.7 x 6.7 cm (2 1/4 x 3 13/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1993.59.36

Medium or Technique

Hard paste porcelain, polychrome enamel decoration, gilding

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Within reserves bordered by puce and yellow colored rococo cartouches are naturalistically painted scenes of animals on abbreviated plateau, birds on small trees or branches.

Provenance

By 1965, Antique Porcelain Company, New York; October 20, 1965, sold by the Antique Porcelain Company to William Appleton Coolidge (b. 1901 - d. 1992), Topsfield and Cambridge, MA; 1993, bequest of William Appleton Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 27, 1993)

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Coolidge