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Cream jug

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The thrown, cup-shaped pitcher has flared sides rising from a flattened base. At the junction of the high, ridged foot ring is a stepped collar. The straight spout is triangular in section, and the handle ear-shaped. The exterior of the jug is painted with a light yellow ground, with two...

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Marks

(1) on base, in undergalze blue: crossed swords

Provenance

1980, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 14, 1981)

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, about 1730–35

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

5.65 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1980.616

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain