Vase

French (Sceaux)
about 1780
Made at Sceaux Manufactory, France


Dimensions

Overall: 16.7 x 18.4 x 12.1 cm (6 9/16 x 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.2023a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Jardiniere vase with pierced stand; decorated with family scenes front and back in style of Boucher. Flanked by panels of flowers. Green and gilt borders.

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