Low bowl (Paris, France and Massachusetts, decorated about 1906–27)

American
1906–27
Decorated by Onata North Fitts (American, 1871–1946), Manufactured by Haviland & Co. (1864–1891)


Object Place: Brookline or Newton, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Diameter rim: 7 1/2 in. (19 cm); H. 1 1/2 in. (3.9 cm)

Accession Number

2002.399

Medium or Technique

Etched and gilded porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Porcelain

Porcelain blank having a historically-derived border design that has been etched into the body; high karat gilding covers the surface.

Markings

Stamped on back of plate in green glaze: "Haviland / France." Artist's script signature in black glaze across center of plate" "Onata North Fitts."

Provenance

The artist, Onata North (1871-1946) and her husband, Charles N. Fitts (1870-1945), m. 1897, to their daughter, Doris Lincoln Fitts (b. 1900); to her daughter, Barbara Smith Barnett; to MFA, 2002, gift of Barbara Smith Barnett.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Onata North Fitts by her daughter, Doris Fitts Smith and her granddaughter, Barbara Smith Barnett