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Small covered tureen

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Small covered tureen or broth bowl, with crabstock handles and painted in polychrome chinoiserie scenes on body and lid.

Provenance

Duke de Talleryand (according to note from donor); 1970, Blumka Gallery, New York; June 4, 1970, 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

Hungarian, about 1750

Object Place

Hollitsch, Hungary

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 21.5 x 15.9 cm (4 3/4 x 8 7/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.97a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery