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Square lid (rabbit)

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Glazed lid with blue border and square off-white center section with central polychrome medallion embellished with a white rabbit in a landscape and the initials "MRS" 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

4.32 x 30.99 cm (1 11/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.550

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware