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Elers type. Squat globular, slight rim around top, almost flat cover chained to crabstock handle; crabstock finial and spout. Applied floral and vine design on body. (repaired).

Inscription

Blue oval label on underside: "Shreve, Crump & Low Co. Boston"

Provenance

Gift of Shreve, Crump and Low Company to the MFA in 1953 (Accession Date: March 20, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Shreve, Crump and Low Company

English (Staffordshire), about 1755

Object Place

England

Dimensions

9.2 x 10.5 cm (3 5/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.187a-b

Medium or Technique

Glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware