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A Faience rococo mirror frame, in nine sections, vigorously molded with scrolls, enriched with ochre, puce, purple and yellow, and with flowerheads and trailing branches, the whole surmounted by a dragon.

Provenance

By 1993, Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger

German, about 1768

Object Place

Eckernförde, Germany

Dimensions

Height: 99.19 cm (39 in.); W. 56.5 cm (22 1/4 in.); D. 12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

2006.939

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery