Creussen ware pot
Object Place: Nurnberg
Legacy dimension: H. 7"; rim 3" in diameter; base about 6 1/2" in Diameter
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Unglazed. 5 raised notched bandings on neck. Decorated with 3 large polychrome flowers (red, white, green) and nude figure of infant seated on barrel with garlands on head and around loins holding basket of fruit and glass. Band of leaves and flowers around base. Inscribed in white on bottom: BENE/DICATI/ESUS/ 1617. Chip on rim.
1960, Blumka Gallery, New York; December 3, 1960, sold by Blumka to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1962, gift of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 14, 1962)
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson