Vase

German
16th century
16th century


Object Place: Nuremburg

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 4 7/8" Diameter mouth 2 3/4" base 3 5/8"

Accession Number

55.472

Medium or Technique

Stoneware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Stoneware

Creussen ware. Brownish-black earthenware in diabolo form, silver-gilt mounts. Band at rim engraved in conventional floral pattern. Narrow midband stamped in squares as are centers of 3 connecting straps with scalloped edges, repeated on bottom band with rope molding at lower edge and wide supporting flange, to which 3 pomegranate feet with tendrils are attached.

Provenance

1955, Nicolas E. Landau (b. 1887 - d. 1979), Paris; sold by Landau to the MFA for 350,000 fr. (Accession Date: September 15, 1955)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund