Tortoise-shaped tureen and cover

Tutle Tureen and Cover

German
mid-18th century


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm (4 in.); W. 14 cm (5 1/2 in.); D. 24.8 cm (9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.902a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

Decorated in ochre, manganese and black.

Provenance

By 1993, Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger