Deaccessioned June 26, 2014
Object Place: Europe, Epinay-sur-Seine, France
Overall: 14cm (5 1/2in.) Other (Overall): 11.1cm (4 3/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Small pitcher with drawn spout, the spherical orange body internally decorated with amethyst flecks and cased in clear glass. The applied amethyst handle balances the piece by arching up and then ending in a rigaree tail halfway down the body.
Acid-etched signature in block letters SCHNEIDER is placed close to the bottom.
Stand signed ROBJ/PARIS
September 25, 1985, gift of John Axelrod, Boston, to the MFA; June 26, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Doyle, New York, February 18, 2015 (sale 15BE01), lot 300.
The John Axelrod Collection
© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris