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Milk jug and cover

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The body of the pot is pear-shaped with a simple everted molded rim, a flared molded foot, and an S-shaped scroll handle. The pointed spout is gently curved and has an elongated heart-shaped opening. The domed cover has a simple wide lip and a bun finial. The gilded rim of the pot has a...

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Marks

(1) on base, in underglaze blue: crossed swords; incised: three dots in triangle form, very faint

Provenance

By 1965, Rita and Frits Markus; 1980, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, 1725–28

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

15.3 x 12.2 cm (6 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1980.614a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain