Decorated by Sara Galner (American, born Austria–Hungary, 1894–1982)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Overall: 7 x 21.6 cm (2 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with glaze
Lorraine and Alan Bressler Gallery (Gallery 222)
Bowl decorated with flower imagery.
Sara’s steady hand, attention to detail, and sense of color are evident in the objects that she produced. Her particular expertise was in floral designs, exemplified by this large bowl filled with delicate yellow nasturtiums. Note the careful renderings of each blossom with a great amount of detail.
"S.E.G. / 11-16/ S.G. [in circle]"
Early history unknown; group inherited or purchased at auction or on Ebay by David L. Bloom, Boston, Massachusetts, between 1982 and 2005; 2008, given by David L. Bloom and family to the Museum (Accession Date: January 21, 2009)
Gift of Dr. David L. Bloom and Family in honor of his mother, Sara Galner Bloom
Reproduced with permission.