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Pitcher

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MANUFACTURER Steubenville Pottery
MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: Steubenville, Ohio, United States
  • DATES Designed 1937; Manufactured: ca. 1938
    DIMENSIONS 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (26.7 x 21.6 x 16.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Printed on underside, under glaze in darker blue-green color (could be impressed letters filled in with pooled glaze, but no indentations in glaze): "[in script] Russel / Wright / [in print] MFG. BY / STEUBENVILLE"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 80.169.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Andrew and Ina Feuerstein
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Russel Wright (American, 1904-1976). Pitcher, Designed 1937; Manufactured: ca. 1938. Glazed earthenware, 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (26.7 x 21.6 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Andrew and Ina Feuerstein, 80.169.1. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE mark, 80.169.1_mark_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "American Modern--Sea Foam" pattern. Earthenware pitcher, blue-green body, vitreous glaze. Elongated and flattened pear shape, sides of top opening are folded over to form sweeping spout; thick, ear-shaped strap handle. CONDITION: Excellent.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Best (80%)
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