"American Modern" pitcher

designed 1937; made 1955–59
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

2009.4953

Medium or Technique

Whiteware with Glacier Blue glaze

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Markings

Stamped into base (obscured by heavy glaze): "Russel / Wright (in script) / [obscured]"

Provenance

Early history unknown; by 2009, Gary and Laura Maurer Collectibles, Chicago, IL; 2009, purchased by the Museum.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated from Barbara L. and Theodore B. Alfond

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.