Bowl has a blue and white mottled effect, characteristic of Residential pieces.
Stamped in base: Russel/Wright/RESIDENTIAL/by/Northern/BOSTON 27 ("Russel Wright" and "by Northern" is in script)
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)
Gift of Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W.R. Ward
Reproduced with permission.
Designed 1953; made about 1953–60