Object Place: Europe, Germany
Height x width: 12.7 × 15.9 cm (5 × 6 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Porcelain, enamel decoration, gilding
Not On View
Rectangular, with open work loop corners, foliated in gilt; double line, gilt border on all four sides; the body is white with names and map of Boston Harbor in bistre.
Inscribed in ink on a large paper label applied to back: "Presented to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Nov. 1891 by Saml. P. Avery, New York. Purchased by him in Munich in 1873 from a collector who said it had been long in his family and was considered a specimen of old Meissen ware, Royal Dresden."
Private collector, Munich; 1873, sold to Samuel Putnam Avery, New York; November 1891, gift of Samuel Putnam Avery
Gift of Samuel Putnam Avery