Chinese with Dutch decoration, for European market
Height: 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm)
The Hans Syz Collection, Gift of Stephan B. Syz and John D. Syz, 1995
Not on view
The gift of the Hans Syz Collection in 1995 endowed the Museum with nearly three hundred examples of European and Asian ceramics meticulously acquired by Swiss-born collector Dr. Syz (1894–1991) to chart the migration of models and patterns from East to West. Documenting a continuous process of influence and adaptation, these pieces provide a discriminating review of the nuances of stylistic change resulting from three centuries of trade.
Hans Syz (until d. 1991; to his sons, John and Stephan) ; by descent, John D. Syz ; and Stephan B. Syz (1991–95; to MMA)
Artist:Attributed to Martin Carlin (French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris) Date:ca. 1776Medium:Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and sycamore; six Sèvres soft-paste porcelain plaques and two painted tin plaques; gilt-bronze mounts; marble shelves; moiré silkAccession:1976.155.110On view in:Gallery 529