Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The Museum Year 2012

The Acquisitions

Art of the Americas: July 2011–June 2012

Adam Babcock Henry Pelham, about 1774, Watercolor on ivory, 2011.1897.1-2

An Officer of Crane's Corps of Artillery Joseph Dunkerley, about 1777, watercolor on ivory, 2012.153

Apple Pendant Ruth Roach, about 1960, Silver, silk cord, 2011.1687.1-2

Armchair 1700–1750, Cedar, leather, 2011.1683

Armchair 1750–1800, Mahogany, leather, 2011.1682

Armchair 1800-1900, with 18th-century leather upholstery, Cedar, leather, 2011.1684

"Boston Lighthouse" cocktail shaker International Silver Company, designed about 1927; made about 1927–29, Silverplated metal (probably chrome), 2011.1686a-d

Bowl Gertrud Amon Natzler, 1941, Earthenware, 2012.405

Bowl about 1915, Earthenware with slip paint, 2011.1691

Bowl John B. Jones, 1825, Silver, 2011.2096

Bowl about 1880–90, Carved wood with ivory and abalone inlay and glass beads, 2011.1692

Box 18th century, Walnut, 2011.1685

Carved whale about 1870, Red cedar, paint, 2012.152

Celery vase (Pomona ware, Midwestern type) about 1890–1900, Glass, blown-molded diamond design, tri-con crimped amber top, applied round, petal-like foot, late acid-frosted back panel, 2012.71

Celery vase (Pomona ware, first ground) Designed by Joseph Locke, about 1885–88, Blown glass, blue flower decoration, "wreath" crimped amber rim, applied round amber crimped foot, hand etched through acid, 2012.69

Chalice and Paten about 1560, Silver-gilt, 2011.2101.1-2

Choker Marie Zimmermann, 1938, Gold, jade, enamel over gold, pink tourmalines, garnets or synthetic rubies, 2012.1

Cigarette box Marie Zimmermann, about 1925–35, Patinated silver, leaded enamel, patinated copper, bronze, purple stone, white stone, 2011.1861

Coal bucket Gustav Stickley, about 1905, Hammered copper and wrought iron, 2012.251

Coffeepot Myer Myers, about 1750–65, Silver, wood, 2011.1646