Tureen in the form of a goose

French (Niderviller)
1775–80
Made at Niderviller Manufactory (France)


Object Place: Europe, Niderviller, France

Dimensions

52.07 x 39.37 x 25.4 cm (20 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

1983.101a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware, enamels

Out on Loan

On display at Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, August 27, 2017 – December 31, 2017

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Markings

Entwined C's in black, the mark of Comte de Custine manufactory, active 1770-93.

Provenance

By 1976, sold by Jas. A. Lewis (dealer), New York, to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York [see note]; 1983, bequest of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1983)

NOTE: The object was first lent to the MFA on April 1, 1976.

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson