Two-Handled Covered Cup

French
about 1730–40
Made at Chantilly Manufactory (France)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 9.8 x 7.3 cm (2 13/16 x 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1932a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Cup and cover. Soft paste. Double handled pail shaped cup, convex moldings at base middle and rim. Cover and cup decorated with ‘Korean’ motifs of bale of hay and little flowers with 5 petals; matching cover with leaf and flowers finial over round hole. No mark.

Markings

none

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