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Flight of Man

Footed bowl, decorated on the interior with painted figures, and on the exterior with rhythmic curves and abstract figures. Colors are predominantly red, yellow, and blue.

Marks

Limoges mark on underside of base.

Provenance

Gift of the artist to James H. Wall, M.D., White Plains, NY. By 1978, private collection, Massachusetts; then to Sir Edward and Lady Hulton, London and Switzerland, and then to their descendents. By 2007, Dickinson Roundell, Inc. (London and New York); 2007, purchased by Mel and Hope Barkan from Dickinson Roundell Inc. (London and New York). 2008, gift of Mel and Hope Barkan to the MFA. (Accession date: June 25, 2008).

Credit Line

Gift of Mel and Hope Barkan

About 1939

Object Place

New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 13.3 cm (12 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.181

Medium or Technique

Enamel on Limoges porcelain bowl

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain