Baluster Vase

German
about 1750
Made by Höchst Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Height: 22.9 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1112

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware (faience)

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Painted with brilliant Chinoiserie figures around a towered building with birds, butterflies and flowering plants.

Markings

wheel mark and AL monogram for Adam Ludwig

Provenance

Igo Levi (b. 1887 - d. 1961), Lucerne; April 11-12, 1962, sale, Weinmuller, Munich, lot 28, pl. 3. Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA.

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger