Blue, the world's favourite colour, is elegantly showcased in additional than two hundred works of art from the gathering of the Museum of good Arts, Boston. Representing a variety of hobbies, cultures, and media that spans the a while and the globe, the gadgets in Blue diversity from historic Egyptian jewellery and conventional jap prints to Impressionist work and indigo-dyed textiles. brief essays from museum curators at the value and symbolism of the colour at a variety of occasions and locations offer ancient context for this visible dinner party. With web page edges dyed blue, this targeted quantity is a bijou treasure.

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Richardson, 25. 282a-b web page 117 web page one hundred fifteen Dutch (Delft), ca. 1680 Sweetmeat Set Marked by way of: Samuel van Eenhoorn (Dutch), owner, The Greek A manufacturing unit, energetic 1674–86 Tin-glazed earthenware seventy two. four cm (28½ in) Museum of excellent Arts, Boston The G. Ephis Collection—Museum buy with cash donated anonymously, Charles Bain Hoyt Fund, John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, Tamara Petrosian Davis Sculpture Fund, John Lowell Gardner Fund, Seth okay. Sweetser Fund, H. E. Bolles Fund, and cash through alternate from the Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger assortment— Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and reward of Kiyi Powers Pflueger, 2012. 576. 1-9 Persian, Safavid interval, moment region of the seventeenth century Dish Stonepaste or fritware with underglaze blue ornament forty six. five cm (18¹⁵⁄₁₆ in) Museum of excellent Arts, Boston The G. Ephis Collection—Museum buy with cash donated anonymously, Charles Bain Hoyt Fund, John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, Tamara Petrosian Davis Sculpture Fund, John Lowell Gardner Fund, Seth okay. Sweetser Fund, H. E. Bolles Fund, and cash via alternate from the Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger assortment— Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and present of Kiyi Powers Pflueger, 2012. 571 185 Dutch (Delft), ca. 1660–80 “Kraak” Bottle Tin-glazed earthenware 27. eight cm (10¹⁵⁄₁₆ in) Museum of good Arts, Boston The G. Ephis Collection—Museum buy with cash donated anonymously, Charles Bain Hoyt Fund, John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, Tamara Petrosian Davis Sculpture Fund, John Lowell Gardner Fund, Seth ok. Sweetser Fund, H. E. Bolles Fund, and money via trade from the Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger assortment— Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and present of Kiyi Powers Pflueger, 2012. 573 web page 118 English, 1785–90 Cream Jug Made at: Wedgwood Manufactory, Staffordshire, England coloured stoneware (jasperware) 6. eight × 10. nine × 6. five cm (2 ¹¹⁄₁₆ × 4⁵⁄₁₆ × 2⁹⁄₁₆ in) Museum of excellent Arts, Boston Bequest of George Washington Wales, 03. 267 web page 118 English, 1785–90 Sugar Bowl Made at: Wedgwood Manufactory, Staffordshire, England coloured stoneware (jasperware) eleven. three cm (4⁷⁄₁₆ in) Museum of good Arts, Boston Bequest of George Washington Wales, 03. 266a-b web page 121 French, ca. 1785–90 Potpourri Vase Made at: Sèvres Manufactory, France Hard-paste porcelain, gilt-bronze mounts, marble plinth 31 cm (12 ³⁄₁₆ in) Museum of excellent Arts, Boston Charles Hitchcock Tyler Residuary Fund, forty four. 74a-b web page 121 Portuguese, seventeenth century “Kraak” Plate Tin-glazed earthenware 37 cm (14 ⁹⁄₁₆ in) Museum of excellent Arts, Boston The G. Ephis Collection—Museum buy with money donated anonymously, Charles Bain Hoyt Fund, John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, Tamara Petrosian Davis Sculpture Fund, John Lowell Gardner Fund, Seth okay. Sweetser Fund, H. E. Bolles Fund, and money by means of trade from the Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger assortment— Bequest of Edward M.

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