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Lidded box with tan or buff body glazed off-white with blue band at top; lid with blue border and tan center with central medallion decorated with polychrome goose in a landscape and the initials "JJS."

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 7/8 x 4 7/8 in. (10 x 12.5 cm.)

Accession Number

1999.581a-b

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware