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Modeled by Johann Jakob Irminger; decorated in Holland about 1725-30. The vasiform body on a stepped foot is decorated with applied branches of roses and leaves in high relief painted in purple, puce, blue, green, orange, and black; insects and sprigs of flowers are painted on the body in...

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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, about 1715–20, decoration about 1725–30

Object Place

Meissen, Germany


13.3 x 13 x 13.5 cm (5 1/4 x 5 1/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain decorated with polychrome enamels




Ceramics, Porcelain