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Water Jug and cover

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The pot, pear-shaped with a pedestal foot, has been thrown on a wheel. The V-shaped spout and plain C-shaped handle were applied opposite each other. The low-domed cover, which has an extension (broken and repaired) covering the spout, has a modeled rosebud finial with a stem and two leaves. ...

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Marks

(1) on base of jug, incised: S.X

Provenance

Paris; 1961, Rita and Frits Markus; 1983, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

Pot á eau

French, about 1765–70

Object Place

France

Dimensions

12.2 x 9.7 cm (4 13/16 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.636a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain (pâte tendre) decorated in polychrome enamels and gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain