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Six-sided oval bombé tureen and massive domed cover, the knop modeled as a Dog of Fo, the base in one zone and the cover in two, painted with Chinoiserie figures as various pursuits divided by panels of trellis-work framed with gilding, the Dog of Fo with protruding red tongue, painted in...

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Provenance

Otto Blohm (b. 1870 - d. 1944) and Magdalena Blohm (b. 1879 - d. 1950), Hamburg and Caracas; July 4, 1960, Blohm sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 191, probably to Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York; 2006, bequest and gift of the Pfluegers 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

Austrian (Vienna), about 1730–35

Object Place

Vienna, Austria

Dimensions

Height: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.); Width: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.914a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics