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Small bowl with off-white exterior; interior with blue band at rim and off-white lower section, with central polychrome medallion in center bottom embellished with a goose in a landscape and the initials "JJS" in black.

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

Dimensions

4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.548

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware