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Vase

American
1935–37
James Merritt Cayford (1913–1991)


Object Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

7.62 x 8.25 x 8.25 cm (3 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1994.249

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Porcelain

Slip-cast porcelain vase with crystalline glaze in peach-colored background with iridescent bands of color and flower-like forms in gold, white, and off-white; vase-shaped body and thin, round, slightly raised neck; incised mark “JC” and “MN” written on bottom.

Provenance

Descended to the daughter of the artist, Jane Cayford Nylander; to MFA, 1994, gift of Jane Cayford Nylander.

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Cayford Nylander in memory of James Merritt Cayford