User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Paper weight

Start collecting

Dark and light blue glazed paperweight, hexagonal, with a scene (incised and painted) of a sailing vessel (Viking ship).

Marks

"SEG 12-19"

Provenance

The (possibly) artist Celia Goodman and her husband Gabriel Stern; inherited by their son Alan J. Stern, the donor; to MFA, 1988, by Alan J. Stern.

Credit Line

Gift of the Family of Celia Goodman Stern

American, 1919

Object Place

Brighton, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

1.9 x 6.98 x 6.98 cm (3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.9

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware