Decorated by Sara Galner (American, born Austria–Hungary, 1894–1982)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Overall: 8.9 x 8.9 x 7.6 cm (3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with glaze
Not On View
Small white pitcher decorated with squirrels. Glaze is crackled.
While some designs benefited from the thin glazes and gritty texture of the pottery’s early surface finish, works such as these small pitchers appeared rough and even dirty.
"120-12-11 / S.E.G. / S.G."
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.