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"American Modern" pitcher

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Marks

Stamped into base (obscured by heavy glaze): "Russel / Wright (in script) / [obscured] / A"

Provenance

Early history unknown; 2008, Mood Indigo gallery (Diane Pepitas), New York, New York; 2009, purchased by the MFA from Mood Indigo (Accession Date: January 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Grace and Floyd Lee Bell Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

designed 1937; made about 1939–42

Object Place

Steubenville, Ohio

Dimensions

Overall: 26.7 x 19.7 x 17.1 cm (10 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2009.306

Medium or Technique

Whiteware with bean brown glaze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware