Cover for Vase 65.2173a
Made at Derby Manufactory, working about 1750-1848 (Derbyshire, England)
Object Place: Europe, England
25.6 cm (10 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Soft-paste porcelain with underglaze blue ground, with colored enamel and gilded decoration
Not On View
Pair of two handled vases with covers. Blue ground, flaring tops, each with two cartouche shaped reserves, one reserve of each decorated with a figure: Diana of the Hunt (65.2173) and femaile figure (65.2174). The other of each with colorful birds in a rural habitat. Two small reserves on each of top are decorated with insects. All painting on white ground enclosed by gilt leafage and scroll work. Rustic handles flanked by flowers in relief. Covered with flower finials.
Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection