Newcomb Vase
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.4
People
Marie De Hoa LeBlanc, American ( 1874 - 1954)
Title
Newcomb Vase
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1901
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ceramic
Dimensions
32.4 x 12.1 cm (12 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): It is fully marked, with the NC for Newcomb College in New Orleans, whose pottery was founded in 1894; MHL for the decorator; and “F 75" representing the year it was made, in code, 1901 and the number of the piece. The "X" next to the F 75 indicates that the piece was not for sale, but reserved for the decorator or college.
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Dr. Ernest G. Stillman, Class of 1907, by exchange
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.4
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted