Square ceramic tile

American
about 1910
Marblehead Pottery (active 1904–1936)


Object Place: Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

2.54 x 15.87 x 15.87 cm (1 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1987.667

Medium or Technique

Pressed earthenware with polychrome glaze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Markings

Impressed with the Marblehead symbol, a square-rigged sailing ship seen head-on, flanked by the letter "M" and "P" to left and right, all within a circle. An elliptical paper label is marked "MARBLEHEAD / POTTERY"; the price [one dollar] is in pencil.

Provenance

Collecton of Lura Woodside Watkins; to MFA, 1987, gift of C. Malcolm and Joan P. Watkins.

Credit Line

Gift of C. Malcolm and Joan P. Watkins in memory of Lura Woodside Watkins