Large plate

American
about 1924


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Accession Number

1999.559

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

On View

Lorraine and Alan Bressler Gallery (Gallery 222)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Large glazed plate with blue rim, off-white inner circle, and central polychrome medallion decorated with a goose in a landscape and the initials “JJS” in black.

Provenance

Commissioned by Helen (Mrs. James J.) Storrow, the founder and benefactor of the pottery, for her family table; the service descended to Helen's son, James, and then to her grandson, James Storrow; to MFA, 1999, gift of James Storrow.

Credit Line

Gift of the Storrow Family