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The pear-shaped jug has a wishbone handle and a low, plain foot ring. Both the handle and the spout have molded and gilt scrollwork. The jug is painted with a turquoise ground with two white quatrefoil reserves outlined in brown and gold. The foot and rim of the jug are also edged in gold. One...

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Marks

(1) on base, in underglaze blue: crossed swords; in gold: B. (2) inside foot ring, impressed: circle

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, 1735–40

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.618a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain