Help us bring life to art, and art to lives. Make a donation.

close-button
Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Woman making butter

Factory:
Höchst Manufactory (German, 1746–1796)
Date:
ca. 1755–60
Culture:
German, Höchst
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
5 × 5 in. (12.7 × 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1943
Accession Number:
43.100.48
Not on view
Marking: Paitned in red enamel on underside of base: [1] Wheel (Höchst factory mark); [2] C (?)
Adolf Beckhardt , New York (until November 1942; sold to Wilson) ; R. Thornton Wilson (1942–43; to MMA)
Related Objects

Plate

Artist: Höchst Manufactory (German, 1746–1796) Date: ca. 1750–55 Medium: Hard-paste porcelain Accession: 42.205.121 On view in:Not on view

Emmerich Joseph, Prince-Bishop of Mainz

Artist: Höchst Manufactory (German, 1746–1796) Date: ca. 1770 Medium: Hard-paste porcelain Accession: 45.61.2 On view in:Not on view

Boy

Artist: Höchst Manufactory (German, 1746–1796) Date: ca. 1765 Medium: Hard-paste porcelain Accession: 40.169.5 On view in:Not on view

Condiment jar (one of a pair), with figure symbolizing Summer

Artist: Höchst Manufactory (German, 1746–1796) Date: ca. 1750–55 Medium: Hard-paste porcelain Accession: 40.169.3 On view in:Not on view

Condiment jar (one of a pair), with figure symbolizing Winter

Artist: Höchst Manufactory (German, 1746–1796) Date: ca. 1750–55 Medium: Hard-paste porcelain Accession: 40.169.2 On view in:Not on view