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Figures in center; border of blue and white; Pygmalion in his studio. Wales Collection gummed paper label on underside, inscribed "Moustiers."

Inscription

Stickers on reverse: M.F.A. G W Wales 686 Wales Moustiers 1005 M.C.

Provenance

Madrid (purchased for $35.00). Mr. George Washington Wales; 1895, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales

Spanish (Alcora), second quarter of 18th century

Object Place

Alcora, Spain

Dimensions

Diameter x height: 43.2 x 5.5 cm (17 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.361

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware