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Vase (one of the "Twin Stars of Chelsea")

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Created and owned by Hugh C. Robertson; displayed at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair; Lent to MFA by William A. Robertson June 12, 1911 until October 1, 1913; to Eleanor and Paul Hearn, by J. Milton Robertson, grandson of the maker, Hugh Cornwall Robertson, 1964; to MFA, 1965, gift of Eleanor Hearn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor M. Hearn

American, 1884–89

Object Place

Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States


15.87 x 8.25 x 8.25 cm (6 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Stoneware with red-blue reduction glaze and lustrous blue highlights




Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware