- c. 1720
- MATERIAL AND TECHNIQUE:
- 9 × 7 3/4 × 6 3/4 in. (22.86 × 19.69 × 17.15 cm)
- Decorative Arts and Design
- Wendy and Emery Reves Collection - Porcelain , Level 3
- CREDIT LINE:
- Dallas Museum of Art, The Wendy and Emery Reves Collection
- Image courtesy Dallas Museum of Art
- OBJECT NUMBER:
Although its unusual shape is probably copied from Middle Eastern water pipes, or kendi, and they are sometimes described as nursing bottles, colorful porcelains, like this one, may have been bought by Europeans merely as decorative objects.
Dallas Museum of Art, The Wendy and Emery Reves Collection (Dallas, Texas: Dallas Museum of Art, 1985), 193.
Label text, Reves Galleries, Porcelain Gallery, 2018
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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