Jar

1700–50


Object Place: Puebla, Mexico

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 11.5 cm (10 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.389

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

On View

William J. Fitzgerald Gallery (Gallery 135)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

An earthenware jar with wide shoulders and a narrower, circular base, covered with a white tin-glaze and blue painted decoration. A piece of leather or parchment may have been originally tied around the raised, circular rim with a cord to seal the vessel as was common practice.

Provenance

1900, gift of Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 22, 1900)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection