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Dish cover with handle

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Round lid or cover with loop handle at top, with buff/tan body with off-white glaze; blue band at lower end and with a central medallion decorated with a polychrome scene with white rabbit, yellow and green background,and the initials MRS.

Provenance

Probably owned originally by Margaret Randolph Storrow (b. 1896), wife of James Jackson Storrow (b. 1892) and daughter-in-law of Helen (Mrs. James J.) Storrow, the founder and benefactor of the pottery. The service descended to James Jackson Storrow (b. 1917), and then to 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

2 1/2 x 6 1/8 in. (6.4 x 15.4 cm.)

Accession Number

1999.580

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware