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"American Modern" lug fruit bowl

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Inscription

Stamped in base: Russel Wright/MFG. BY/STEUBENVILLE ("Russel Wright" is in script)

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Provenance

Early history unknown; by date unknown, antique shop, Wells, ME; 2008, sold by shop to Barbara and Gerald Ward, Portsmouth, NH; 2010, gift of the Wards to the MFA. (Accession date: February 24, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W.R. Ward

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

designed 1937; made 1938–59

Object Place

Steubenville, Ohio

Dimensions

Overall: 4.76 x 16.99 x 13.97 cm (1 7/8 x 6 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2010.33

Medium or Technique

Whiteware with coral glaze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware