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Vase

Marks

Impressed into bottom: "GRUEBY / BOSTON, MASS."

Provenance

Early history unknown; about 2003/2006, purchased at the Brimfield Antiques Show by John Van Doren (dealer), New York State; 2011, sold by Van Doren, at the Brimfield Antiques Show, to J. Parker Prindle, Boston; 2011, gift of J. Parker Prindle to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of J. Parker Prindle, Jr. in memory of Carl Edwin Prindle

about 1897

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 15 1/2 in., 9 cm (39.4 x 9 cm)

Accession Number

2011.1689

Medium or Technique

Glazed stoneware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware