Vase

Italian (Florence)
about 1900
Designed by Galileo Chini (Italian, 1873–1956), Manufactured by Arte della Ceramica (Italian, 1897–1944)


Object Place: Florence, Italy

Dimensions

26.03 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1999.72

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Baluster-shaped vase with everted lip. Blue, yellow, and green painted decoration of a regular pattern of stylized orchids forming panels around body. Geometric ornament on yellow ground at rim.

Inscription

On underside: Circular raised mark of monogram A D C within a pomegranate. Second mark of clasped hands in underglaze blue.

Provenance

By 1963, Brodney Art Gallery; 1963, sold by gallery to Charles Millard; 1999, Gift of Charles Millard in honor of Arthur Beale to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles W. Millard III in honor of Arthur Beale