Nurse with two children

German
about 1750
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Dimensions

Overall: 16.8 cm (6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2093

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Woman seated on rococo chair in flower dress, child on knee in purple dress, yellow cap, orange band with flowers in relief; girl seated on bench front left, white cap, with flowers in relief, blue bodice, yellow skirt, white apron trimmed in purple; rococo base with gold accents and flowers in relief.

Markings

crosse swords in underglaze blue on base (indistinct); incised 6

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