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Ewer representing air

From a set depicting the Elements. Handle in form of cloud, putti playing bagpipe (upper arm restored) and blowing (right wing and left leg missing), long lip and oval foot, screwed on, with polychromed modelled feathers; body has birds in relief at front side, painted insects on back; peacock...

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Provenance

1958, Glueckselig and Son, New York; 1958 sold to the MFA for $1,350.00 (Accession Date: February 13, 1958) NOTES: [1] MFA accession numbers 58.41 and 58.42 were purchased together for this price.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

1741

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

58.41

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain