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Plain white, each with seated figure in an arbor between two vine and flower bedecked pillars supporting candle sockets of pillars supporting candle sockets of fluted turned form with leaf bobeches; man (1983.89) holds flask in right hand and glass in left; woman (1983.90) holds oval basket of...

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Provenance

1969, Blumka Gallery, New York; September 22, 1969, sold by Blumka to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1983, bequest of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1983)

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson

Austrian (Vienna), about 1720–25

Object Place

Vienna, Austria

Dimensions

H. 17.8 cm (7 in.); W. 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.); D/ 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.90

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics