Eric O'Leary (American, born in 1949)
Object Place: Meriden, New Hampshire, United States
Overall: 47 x 38.1 x 101.9 cm (18 1/2 x 15 x 40 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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 arched space on each side of the base. The gray glaze of the base is pumped on and colors were applied with a brush. The kudu gray seat contains bold color combinations of Chinese copper red, cobalt blue and accents in iron and ochre.
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.