Maija Grotell (American, born in Finland, 1899–1973)
Object Place: New York, New York
Overall: 8.3 x 31.8 cm (3 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wheelthrown earthenware with polychrome decoration
Not On View
Charger with uranium orange exterior, painted polychrome interior (figure and bird)
"MG" written in pencil on foot rim.
Incised initials "MG" and Henry Street Settlement mark stamped inside foot.
Henry Street Settlement mark incised inside foot: composed of three characters (from left to right), a half moon shape, facing right, inside which are two parallel horizontal lines, a stylized "e," and a stylized "S."
About 1995, sold by Mark McDonald, New York, to Philip E. Aarons, New York; 2012, year-end gift of Aarons to the MFA. (Accession date: Februrary 27, 2013)
Gift of Philip Aarons and Shelley Fox Aarons in honor of Jules and Jeanette Aarons