"Aqua Marine" bowl

American
made 1945–52
Roselane Pottery (active 1938–1973)


Object Place: Pasadena, California

Dimensions

Height by Diam.: 7.5 x 35.2 cm (2 15/16 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.765

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Large bowl with pink glaze with sgrafitto decoration of wavy lines and stylized fish; raised on short circular foot; matte black glaze on underside. Condition is excellent, with one chip to the rim.

Markings

"Roselane" in script in a banner above "PASADENA CALIF" above an indistinct number

Provenance

Purchased on Ebay in 2003 by the donor; to MFA, 2003, gift of Brett Angell.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell