"American Modern" pitcher

American
designed 1937; made 1938–59
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

2006.1154

Medium or Technique

Whiteware with seafoam blue glaze

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Inscription

stamped into base in script: "Russel / Wright / MFG BY / Steubenville / USA"

Provenance

Purchased by the donor from a New England antiques store between 2003-2005; to MFA, 2006, gift of Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward.

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.