European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
Vase in the Shape of a PineconeMade in Deruta, Italy, Europe
Artist/maker unknown, Italian
Tin-glazed and lustered earthenware (maiolica)
Currently not on view
1930-1-68bPurchased with funds contributed by the Emerson Club from the Edmond Foulc Collection, 1930
LabelThis vase, which has lost its original conical top, was probably intended as a container for pine nuts—luxuries that were sometimes glazed as sweets but were also used in medicine.