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Copy of the Portland Vase

Blue jasper with white figures. Handles are set vertically.

Marks

Impressed "WEDGWOOD" on underside

Provenance

About 1880, acquired in England by Robert Dukinfield Darbishire (b. 1826 – d. 1908), Manchester, England; to his son, Godfrey Dukinfield Darbishire (b. 1853-1899), Key West, FL; 1899, by inheritance to his son, Robert Shelby Darbishire (b. 1886 – d. 1949), Kentucky; 1949, by inheritance to his daughter, Elizabeth Darbishire McNeill (b. 1921 – d. 2006), Colebrook, CT; 2006, to her husband, William H. McNeill, Colebrook; December 2012, given by William McNeill to his children, Ruth McNeill, Portland, OR, Deborah McNeill, Ottawa, John McNeill, Chevy Chase, MD, and Andrew McNeill, Watertown, CT; 2013, given by the children of Elizabeth Darbishire McNeill to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Elizabeth Darbishire McNeill in her memory

English (Staffordshire), ca. 1880

Dimensions

Overall height: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2013.297

Medium or Technique

Stoneware (Jasperware)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware