"American Modern" pitcher

American
designed 1937; made 1939–59
Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976), Manufactured by Steubenville Pottery Company (active 1879–1959)


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

2006.1152

Medium or Technique

Whiteware with coral glaze

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Inscription

stamped into base in script: "Russel / Wright / [illegible] / USA [faint]"

Provenance

Purchased by Brett Angell on eBay, 2006; gift to MFA, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.