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Bowl with tan/buff body with off-white glaze band at bottom and blue band at top, with central polychrome medallion decorated with goose in a landscape and the initials "JJS" in black.

Provenance

Commissioned by Helen (Mrs. James J.) Storrow, the founder and benefactor of the pottery, for her family table; the service descended to Helen's son, James, and then to her grandson, James Storrow; to MFA, 1999, gift of James Storrow.

Credit Line

Gift of the Storrow Family

American, about 1924

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

3 1/8 x 6 Diameter in. (8 x 15.2 Diameter cm)

Accession Number

1999.579

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware