Tureen with cover, liner, and stand

German (Dresden)
1768
Marked by Schrödel Brothers (German, active about 1767–1772)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Overall (tureen with lid): 28.3 x 38.8 x 21.6 cm (11 1/8 x 15 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.) Overall (tureen stand): 52 x 28.5 cm (20 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.) Overall (liner with lid): 16.6 x 28 x 20.6 cm (6 9/16 x 11 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1993.52a-e

Medium or Technique

Silver with gilding

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Fluted shallow oval tureen stand decorated with wrought fan-shaped clusters of overlapping leaves and interspersed berries. Oval tureen body with high slightly ribbed bombé sides with naroow molded and applied rim. Four scroll feet. Oval domed and bombé shaped tureen lid with narrow tooled rim and applied interior flange fitting. Hollow cast and chased finial. Inside of tureen lid is gilt.

Provenance

1768, Frederick Augustus III (b. 1750 - d. 1827), Elector of Saxony (Frederick Augustus I, King of Saxony) (original commission). By 1973, Antique Porcelain Company, New York; August 8, 1973, sold by the Antique Porcelain Company to William Appleton Coolidge (b. 1901 - d. 1992), Topsfield and Cambridge, MA; 1993, bequest of William Appleton Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 27, 1993)

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Coolidge