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Flower vase

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Tri-lobed body on raised foot. Along shoulder, at interceses of lobes, are smaller lobed sections with openings at top. Short neck flares into a scalloped rim. Polychrome decoration consisting of blue strapwork with Islamic-inspired floral ornament in yellow gray and red on a white ground. Neck...

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By 1999, purchased in England by Margot Johnson, Margot Johnson Inc., New York; 1999, sold by Margot Johnson to the MFA. (Accession date: March 24, 1999)

Credit Line

In memory of John F. Paramino, Boston Sculptor

French (Paris), 1863 or later

Object Place



33.65 cm (13 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware with lead glazes and enamel decoration




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware