Boston Museum of Fine Arts - European Decorative Arts Photos

The Boston Museum of Fine Arts has many examples of European decorative arts including ceramics, glass, furniture, and sculpture ranging in style from medieval to Art Nouveau and modern.

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Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Nativity terra-cotta by Luca della Robbia at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Nativity terra-cotta by Benedetto Buglioni at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Italian drug jar tin-glazed earthenware at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Museum of Fine Arts (1909). Boston, MA. Architect: Guy Lowell.Nativity (c1470) terra-cotta by Luca della Robbia at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Nativity (c1520) terra-cotta by Benedetto Buglioni at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Italian drug jar (c1540-50) tin-glazed earthenware at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Italian stool-chair at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Italian cruet for oil & vinegar by Medici Porcelain Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Gallery view at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.King vulture porcelain figure attrib. to Johann Joachim Kändler by Meissen Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Italian stool-chair (sgabello) (late 15th C) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Italian cruet for oil & vinegar (1575-87) by Medici Porcelain Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Gallery view at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.King vulture porcelain figure (1731) attrib. to Johann Joachim Kändler by Meissen Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Dragon porcelain figure attrib. to Johann Gottlieb Kirchner by Meissen Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Collection of 18th C faience at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Parrot earthenware figure by Höchst Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Bear earthenware inkstand by Hannoversch-Münden Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Dragon porcelain figure (1730) attrib. to Johann Gottlieb Kirchner by Meissen Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Collection of 18th C faience at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Parrot earthenware figure (c1750) by Höchst Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Bear earthenware inkstand (c1750-70) by Hannoversch-Münden Manuf. at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Plaice fish porcelain sauceboat by Chelsea Manuf. of England at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Egyptian inspired porcelain coffee service by Imperial Manuf. of Vienna at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Earthenware vessel by Linthorpe Art Pottery of England at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Vase with Japanese & Islamic designs by Worcester Royal Porcelain of England at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Plaice fish porcelain sauceboat (1752) by Chelsea Manuf. of England at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Egyptian inspired porcelain coffee service (1794-1809) by Imperial Manuf. of Vienna at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Earthenware vessel (c1879-92) by Linthorpe Art Pottery of England at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Vase with Japanese & Islamic designs (c1883) by Worcester Royal Porcelain of England at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Collection of silver serving vessels at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Collection of silver serving vessels at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Bust of Dante & Virgil by Baron Henri de Triqueti at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Gilded silver salt cellar by Edward Farrell of London at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Collection of silver serving vessels (17th-18th C) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Collection of silver serving vessels (17th-18th C) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Bust of Dante & Virgil (1861) by Baron Henri de Triqueti at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Gilded silver salt cellar (1824-5) by Edward Farrell of London at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Silver & glass decanter by Charles Robert Ashbee & Guild of Handicraft Ltd. of London at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver covered bowl by Charles Robert Ashbee & Guild of Handicraft Ltd. of London at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver & glass claret jug by Elkington & Co. of London at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Collection of 18th C French art at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Silver & glass decanter (1904-5) by Charles Robert Ashbee & Guild of Handicraft Ltd. of London at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver covered bowl (1903-4) by Charles Robert Ashbee & Guild of Handicraft Ltd. of London at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver & glass claret jug (1897-8) by Elkington & Co. of London at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Collection of 18th C French art at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
German ebony & gemstone casket by Fritz von Miller at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.English Regency-style bed at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.English cabinet on stand attrib. to James Newton at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.English Regency collection at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
German ebony & gemstone casket (1880-5) by Fritz von Miller at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.English Regency-style bed (1800-10) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.English cabinet on stand (c1805) attrib. to James Newton at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.English Regency collection (1811-20) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
English Regency collection at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.English Regency collection at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.German Art Nouveau cabinet by Patriz Huber made by W. Kummel at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Detail of pull of German Art Nouveau cabinet by Patriz Huber made by W. Kummel at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
English Regency collection (1811-20) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.English Regency collection (1811-20) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.German Art Nouveau cabinet (1902) by Patriz Huber made by W. Kummel at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Detail of pull of German Art Nouveau cabinet (1902) by Patriz Huber made by W. Kummel at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
French Art Nouveau cabinet by Louis Majorelle at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Inlaid detail of vulture on French Art Nouveau cabinet by Louis Majorelle at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.French Art Nouveau lamp base model by Jacques Gruber to be made by Rambervillers ceramic factory at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Hungarian Art Nouveau vase by Lajos Mack from Zsolnay factory of Pecs at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
French Art Nouveau cabinet (c1900) by Louis Majorelle at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Inlaid detail of vulture on French Art Nouveau cabinet (c1900) by Louis Majorelle at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.French Art Nouveau lamp base model (1904) by Jacques Gruber to be made by Rambervillers ceramic factory at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Hungarian Art Nouveau vase (c1900) by Lajos Mack from Zsolnay factory of Pecs at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
French Art Nouveau sculpture of Nature Unveiling Herself Before Science by Louis-Ernest Barrias at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.French Art Nouveau chair by Eugène Gaillard made for 1900 Paris International Exhibition at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.French Art Nouveau chair by Eugène Gaillard made for 1900 Paris International Exhibition at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Austrian Art Nouveau chair by Joseph Hoffmann made by Wiener Werkstätte at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
French Art Nouveau sculpture of Nature Unveiling Herself Before Science (1899) by Louis-Ernest Barrias at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.French Art Nouveau chair (c1900) by Eugène Gaillard made for 1900 Paris International Exhibition at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.French Art Nouveau chair (c1900) by Eugène Gaillard made for 1900 Paris International Exhibition at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Austrian Art Nouveau chair (c1903) by Joseph Hoffmann made by Wiener Werkstätte at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Wooden bench with spindled back by George Nakeshima of Pennsylvania at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Pair of Zephyr chairs by Wendell Castle of Rochester, NY at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Bench with four animal heads, part of collection of modern chairs for visitor use at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Bench with four animal heads, part of collection of modern chairs for visitor use at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Wooden bench with spindled back (1979) by George Nakeshima of Pennsylvania at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Pair of Zephyr chairs (1979) by Wendell Castle of Rochester, NY at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Bench with four animal heads, part of collection of modern chairs for visitor use at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Bench with four animal heads, part of collection of modern chairs for visitor use at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Bench for visitors by Eric O'Leary of Meriden, NH at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.


Bench for visitors (1998) by Eric O'Leary of Meriden, NH at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.



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