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Eel tureen with cover and stand

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Formed as a coiled eel eating a fish, the bowl and stand with overlapping leaves in blue and green, the tails in iron-red.

Provenance

By 1993, Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

Credit Line

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

Dutch (Delft), about 1755

Object Place

Delft, The Netherlands

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm (6 in.); Diam. 19.1 cm (7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.900a-c

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery