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Footed plate

Footed plate with abstract design in matte cream glaze over bare black clay

Signed

Retains paper exhibition label pasted over possible signature inside foot: "TO..[illegible]ED TO EACH WORK SUBMITTED / THE ....O FINE ARTS ACADEMY / ALBRIGHT ART GALLERY / Annual Exhibition at Buffalo by Artists / of Western New York / [in italics] Work must be delivered to Albright Art Gallery / ARTIST [handwritten] Wm. Ehrich / ADDRESS [handwritten, partly legible] ...Klimk Rd. Roch. 10 N.Y. / TITLE [handwritten] Plate with abstract design / on black clay PRICE [scratched out] With number in ink "400.3.48"

Provenance

July 13, 1996, sold by Gansevoort Gallery, New York (Mark McDonald), to Philip E. Aarons; December 2012, gift of Aarons to the MFA. (Accession date: Februrary 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Aarons and Shelley Fox Aarons in honor of Jules and Jeanette Aarons

about 1948

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 35.9 cm (1 1/2 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1104

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics