Stoneware, polychrome glaze
19 in. (48.3 cm)
base: 6 x 4 3/4 in. (15.2 x 12.1 cm) (show scale)
"Hofsted" in script scratched in base.
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H. Randolph Lever Fund
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Joylon Hofsted (American, October 21, 1942-October 12, 2004). Vase, ca. 1968. Stoneware, polychrome glaze, 19 in. (48.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 66.183. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 66.183_acetate_bw.jpg)
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Combination of thrown and applied construction. A simple thrown vase with slightly tapering body and footed base has been cut in half, leaving gaping "wounds" of a Vee-shape extending from top to base; "wounds have been colored in hues of purple, green, brown and black. Above rim are lop-sided and bend segments of other vases, one slapped on top of the other; washed over with glazes, mostly of greenish hue. Circular neck; relatively small aperture. Base of vase is pinched and drooping; rests on square irregularly shaped plinth with finger marks.
COBDITION - Excellent.
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