Small pitcher

American
about 1924
Paul Revere Pottery of the Saturday Evening Girls club (active 1908–1942)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

10 x 11.2 cm (3 15/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.551

Medium or Technique

Buff earthenware, wheel thrown, with incised and glazed decoration

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Small glazed pitcher with off-white lower section and blue upper section, including loop handle opposite spout; central polychrome medallion embellished with goose in a landcape and the initials “JJS” in black.

Provenance

Commissioned by Helen (Mrs. James J.) Storrow, the founder and benefactor of the pottery, for her family table; the service descended to Helen's son, James, and then to her grandson, James Storrow; to MFA, 1999, gift of James Storrow.

Credit Line

Gift of the Storrow Family