Eric O'Leary (American, born in 1949)
Object Place: Meriden, New Hampshire
46.99 x 37.46 cm (18 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Slab rolled and hand-constructed, high-fired and glazed stoneware
South Corner, Learning Lobby (121.2)
Ceramic bench with slightly curved top and rectangular base. The base runs to the floor and the appearance of legs is created by the negative space on each side of the base. The Chinese copper red base is glazed with cobalt, with rutile blue over glaze accents and some ochre slip accents. Predominantly brown and red.
Displayed at Bader Gallery, Washington, D.C.; Purchased from the artist by Shin and Maho Abe, Concord, MA; 1999, given to the MFA by Shin and Maho Abe (Accession date: March 24, 2016)
Gift of Shin and Maho Abe
Reproduced with permission.