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Tureen in the form of a boar's head

Realistically colored, with spray of turquoise colored leaves and brown acorns on cover which includes eyebrows and flopping ears, shaded blue beneath (one mended) as handles. Lavendar tones on dark snout, white tusks. Rim of bowl uneven to include eyes.

Provenance

By 1957, L. Blumka, New York; 1957, sold by Blumka to the MFA for $1,200. (Accession Date: March 14, 1957)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

about 1750

Object Place

Brussels, Belgium

Accession Number

57.169a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware