Inkstand

German
About 1750–70
Made by Hannoversch-Münden Manufactory


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Height: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1096a-c

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Formed as a seated bear, in three parts, naturally modelled with curling fur, covered in a splashed manganese glaze, his head forming the cover, his body and arms containing a pounce pot, the lower part forming the inkwell.

Provenance

Anonymous. Novermber 1, 1965, sale, Christie's, London, lot 67. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York

Credit Line

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