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Hexagonal, white ground, polychromed chinoiserie figures in low relief; scroll handle terminating into foudog and open work scrolls with gilt trim; gilt trim lip; dog standing above spout; small blossoms in relief around foot. Hexagonal domed lid lost.

Provenance

1967, Blumka Gallery, New York; October 6, 1967, sold by Blumka to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1967, gift of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 8, 1967)

Credit Line

Gift of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Joan Bergere Drayton

Austrian (Vienna), 18th century, about 1730

Object Place

Vienna, Austria

Dimensions

H. 25.4 cm (10 in.); W. 22.9 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

67.983

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain