Requires Photography

Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Pitcher

French
about 1927


Object Place: Europe, Epinay-sur-Seine, France

Dimensions

Overall: 14cm (5 1/2in.) Other (Overall): 11.1cm (4 3/8in.)

Accession Number

1985.497

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass

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.

Signed

Acid-etched signature in block letters SCHNEIDER is placed close to the bottom.
Stand signed ROBJ/PARIS

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris