Vase (One of the "Twin Stars of Chelsea")

American
1884–89
Chelsea Keramic Art Works (active 1872–1889), Hugh Cornwall Robertson (American, born in England, 1845–1908)


Object Place: Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

17.78 x 8.25 x 8.25 cm (7 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.1710

Medium or Technique

Wheel-thrown stoneware with red-blue reduction glaze and lustrous blue highlights

On View

Lorraine and Alan Bressler Gallery (Gallery 222)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Stoneware

Provenance

Created and owned by Hugh C. Robertson; displayed at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair; Lent to MFA by William A. Robertson June 12, 1911 until October 1, 1913; to Eleanor and Paul Hearn, by J. Milton Robertson, grandson of the maker, Hugh Cornwall Robertson, 1964; to MFA, 1965, gift of Eleanor Hearn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor M. Hearn