Honey jar

1914
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: 12.7 x 14 cm (5 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.380a-b

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with glaze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Cream jar decorated with images of bees.


The geometric pattern circling the rims of two honey jars seamlessly incorporates abstracted bees in the flat, decorative design. The flat, painted black outlines are more compatible than carved or other outlining techniques with the composition.

Inscription

"S.E.G. / 1-2 [?]-14 / SG." and "xx"

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.