Vase

November 1916
Paul Revere Pottery of the Saturday Evening Girls club (active 1908–1942), Decorated by Sara Galner (American, born Austria–Hungary, 1894–1982)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 30.5 cm (2 3/4 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

2007.372

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with glaze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Low, round, large green vase decorated with daffodills.


The more subtle tones, dull finish, and static design of early pottery production were later substituted for the more vibrant, animated, and playful version of later years, as seen in the high gloss finish of this daffodil low bowl.

Inscription

"S.E.G. / 11–16 / S / G [SG in a circle]"

Provenance

Early history unknown; some time between 1987 and 2005, acquired by Dr. David L. Bloom, Morristown, NJ, then Boston, MA from "an older woman" through a privaet slae brokered by Smith and Jones auction house, Sudbury, MA; given by Dr. David L. Bloom to the MFA (Accession date: XXXX)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. David L. Bloom and family in honor of his mother, Sara Galner Bloom

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.