Vase

German (Siegburg)
dated 1572, possibly 19th century


Object Place: Siegburg

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 18"

Accession Number

58.325

Medium or Technique

Stoneware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Baluster form, grayish cream color, uneven splayed foot. Pressed reliefs applied; beneath arches Adoration of the Magi and Parable of Loaves and Fishes (dated); at sides in simpler arch Melchizedek, Samson and Delilah. Medallions around narrow neck: Holy Roman Emperor, Pope Hadrian VI, Flagellation and Crucificion. C-scroll handles (one restored) at everted lip. Has date of 1566.

Provenance

1958, Blumka Gallery, New York; 1958 sold by Blumka Gallery to the MFA for $2,000.00 (Accession Date: March 13, 1958)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund