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Covered Milk Jug or Coffeepot

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Decorated in Holland, about 1725-40. The pear-shaped jug has a scroll-shaped handle and slightly domed cover with a simple knop. The body is painted on each side with an Oriental boy wearing a turquoise tunic and orange trousers holding a flowering branch and with flowering bamboo and branches...

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Marks

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Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

German, 1720–25, decorated about 1735–40

Dimensions

13.0 x 11.3 x 8.3 cm (5 1/8 x 4 7/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.2003a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain