Tureen with cover and stand

English
about 1770
Made at Worcester Manufactory (England)


Dimensions

Overall (tureen): 19.6 x 30 x 23 cm (7 11/16 x 11 13/16 x 9 1/16 in.) Other (stand): 6.4 x 34 x 26.8 cm (2 1/2 x 13 3/8 x 10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2162a-c

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with underglaze scale blue ground, decorated in polychrome enamels and gold

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Press-molded. Oval, quatre-lobed form. Applied green and puce branch handle with green oak leaves and gold acorns. Gilt gadrooned rim.

Markings

fretted square in underglaze blue on tureen and stand

Provenance

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