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Small pitcher

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Glazed pitcher with off-white lower section containining polychrome central medallion at front with polychrome medallion embellished with white rabbit in a landscape and the initials "MRS" in black; upper neck section and spout in blue, as is handle.

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

Dimensions

10 x 11.2 cm (3 15/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.552

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware