Bottle with Lid

Made by the Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, Germany, 1710 - present

Made in Meissen, Germany, Europe

c. 1710-1713


7 3/16 x 3 15/16 inches (18.3 x 10 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 269, European Art 1500-1850, second floor (Boyer Gallery)

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
The Bloomfield Moore Collection, 1911

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A refined stoneware, like that from which this bottle is made, was developed at Meissen by the alchemist Johann Friedrich Böttger before he discovered how to make porcelain. The shape of the bottle is based on a Chinese form of about 1700 known as a kendi.

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