Bowl

March 1912
Paul Revere Pottery of the Saturday Evening Girls club (active 1908–1942), Decorated by Sara Galner (American, born Austria–Hungary, 1894–1982)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 25.4 cm (3 1/2 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

2007.369

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with glaze

On View

Lorraine and Alan Bressler Gallery (Gallery 222)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Green bowl with goose design on interior.


This virtual tour and its corresponding installation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, celebrates a recent gift to the Museum of more than 130 works by the Paul Revere Pottery, almost all of which were decorated by one of its most talented artists, Sara Galner. The gift was made by Sara Galner’s son, David L. Bloom, and his family.

Inscription

"13.3.12. / S.E.G. / S. / G."

Provenance

Early history unknown; some time between 1987 and 2005, acquired by Dr. David L. Bloom, Morristown, NJ, then Boston, MA; given by Dr. David L. Bloom to the MFA (Accession date: XXXX)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. David L. Bloom and family in honor of his mother, Sara Galner Bloom

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.