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Designer: Christopher Dresser, British, 1834–1904
Manufacturer: Minton and Company, British, founded 1793

Matchpot or Spillvase

ca. 1870

Porcelain

4 5/8 × 2 5/8 in. (11.75 × 6.67 cm)
Fortunoff Collection, Gift of Helene Fortunoff
2018.11.12
Geography: 
Manufactured in England
Culture: 
British
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Early history unknown; J.S.M. Scott, London, by 1992; by sale through unknown venue, 24 November 1992; Helene Fortunoff, North Hills, New York, by 2015; by gift to YUAG, New Haven, Conn., 2017

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.