Waste Bowl from Part Coffee Service

German
about 1723, decorated about 1725–30
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Meissen, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 9.1 x 17.9 cm (3 9/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2080

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Part of a Coffee Service (65.2076a-b - 65.2080). The waste bowl has a slightly everted rim. Painted with chinoiserie figures depicting the brewing and drinking of tea or coffee or the smoking of pipes.

Markings

crossed swords with pommels in underglaze blue; incised slash in footring.

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