Bean Pot with Lid, Town and Country Dinner Service
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Designed ca. 1945; Manufactured ca. 1946
8 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 9 in. (21 x 23.5 x 22.9 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Eva Zeisel (American, born Hungary, 1906-2011). Bean Pot with Lid, Town and Country Dinner Service, Designed ca. 1945; Manufactured ca. 1946. Glazed earthenware, 8 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 9 in. (21 x 23.5 x 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1991.261.3a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1991.261.3a-b_bw.jpg)
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Squat spherical earthenware bean pot (a) and lib (b); turquoise-blue ground and vitreous glaze. Pot rises at top to continuous spherical knob in center; round opening or "spout" with pulled up sides cut out of top collar portion alongside knob. Flat round lid with rounded edges fits this opening.
CONDITION: Good; some manufacturing imperfections including small unglazed spots around body and some raised flecks of clay on knob and body.
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