Beaker

German
about 1730
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 8.1 x 9 cm (3 3/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2082

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Pair of beakers with gently swelling sides that rise from a simple foot rim. Each with two figures in Kakiemon colors with flowers and insects, rims painted brown. One figure with green robe.

Markings

crossed swords with pommels underglaze blue.

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