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The tall bowl with a gently flared rim, a high, slightly contracted waist, and a rounded base rests on a tall foot ring. A puce ground extends from the top of the foot ring to the middle of the bowl's waist and is bordered at top and bottom by a simple gilt band. Flowers painted in the Kakiemon...

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Marks

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

Provenance

New York. 1960, Rita and Frits Markus; 1983, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, about 1735

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1985.76

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain