Cruet and Stopper, "Town and Country" Pattern
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
5 3/8 x 5 x 3 1/2 in. (13.7 x 12.7 x 8.9 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Eva Zeisel (American, born Hungary, 1906-2011). Cruet and Stopper, "Town and Country" Pattern, ca. 1942-1943. Earthenware, cork, 5 3/8 x 5 x 3 1/2 in. (13.7 x 12.7 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter
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"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.
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