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Oval form with sides raised up at ends to join at the top, forming a handle. Oval form with upward sloping ends. White glaze with decoration on two sides consisting of thin, intertwined black lines joined by small gold dots.

Marks

Stamped on bottom "HALLCRAFT / BY/ Eva Zeisel / MADE IN U.S.A. BY HALL CHINA CO."

Provenance

Purchased at Ebay auction by Brett Angell; to MFA, 2004, gift of Brett Angell.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, designed 1949–50; made 1952–57

Object Place

East Liverpool, Ohio

Dimensions

Overall: 15.9 x 15.9 x 13.3 cm (6 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.510

Medium or Technique

Glazed earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware