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.

Saucer

Start collecting

Glazed saucer with off-white exterior, and upper side with blue band at rim and off-white inner section.

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

Accession Number

1999.537b

Medium or Technique

Buff earthenware, wheel-thrown, with incised and glazed decoration

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware