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Large Baluster form Vase, with domed cover, 2 oval reserves, with Biblical scene of Christ and the Woman of Samaria; ground decorated with flowers in polychrome. Has large wooden base. Neck of vase has been reglued in four places, chip on top of finial.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French, late 19th century with 18th century cover

Object Place

France

Dimensions

42.3 cm (16 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2018a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware