Research: Luce Center for American Art

Cruet and Stopper,
Accession #1992.98.9a-b
Designer Eva Zeisel
Manufacturer Red Wing Pottery
TitleCruet and Stopper, "Town and Country" Pattern
Dateca. 1942-1943
MediumEarthenware, cork
Dimensions5 5/8 x 5 x 3 1/2 in. (14.3 x 12.7 x 8.9 cm)
Marksno marks
Inscriptionsno inscriptiond
Signedno signature
Credit LineGift of Paul F. Walter
LocationVisible Storage: Case 17, Shelf L (Contemporary Design)
Description"Town and Country" pattern, one of a pair; earthenware with brown-black metallic glaze, slightly mottled high luster finish. (a) Cruet: teardrop shape, bulbous, hollow body with flat underside rises in diagonal, asymmetrical curve to slender neck. (b) Stopper: earthenware cylindrical flat top, tapers to cylindrical shaft to fit neck opening of cruet, shaft covered with glued-on cork. CONDITION - Very good.