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Impressed with the Marblehead symbol, a square-rigged sailing ship seen head-on, flanked by the letter "M" and "P" to left and right, all within a circle. An elliptical paper label is marked "MARBLEHEAD / POTTERY"; the price [one dollar] is in pencil.

Provenance

Collecton of Lura Woodside Watkins; to MFA, 1987, gift of C. Malcolm and Joan P. Watkins.

Credit Line

Gift of C. Malcolm and Joan P. Watkins in memory of Lura Woodside Watkins

American, about 1910

Object Place

Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

2.54 x 15.87 x 15.87 cm (1 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1987.667

Medium or Technique

Pressed earthenware with polychrome glaze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware