Portrait pitcher of Toussaint L'Ouverture

about 1840


Object Place: Medford, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 25.7 x 25.4 x 66 cm (10 1/8 x 10 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

2016.532

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with dark brown Albany slip glaze

On View

Link between: Folk Art, and Gothic Revival (237.1)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Provenance

By 2000, collection of Tony and Marie Shank, Marion, South Carolina; December 2000, sold by the Shanks to James P. and Susan C. Witkowski, Camden, South Carolina; November 2016, sold by the Witkowskis to the MFA. (Accession date: November 9, 2016)

Credit Line

Heritage Fund for a Diverse Collection, Gallery Instructor 50th Anniversary Fund, John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, and gift of Susan and James Witkowski