Pitcher

December 1911
Decorated by Sara Galner (American, born Austria–Hungary, 1894–1982)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 8.9 x 7.6 cm (3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1607

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with glaze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

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.

Inscription

"120-12-11 / S.E.G. / S.G."

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. David L. Bloom and Family in honor of his mother, Sara Galner Bloom

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.