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Bowl

American
1924
Carl Walters (American, 1883 - 1955), Stonelain Art Pottery for Association American Artist (American)


Object Place: Woodstock, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.) Diam.(Overall): 27 cm (10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1997.14

Medium or Technique

Stoneware

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Stoneware

Vessel with blue glaze and black slip decoration. Within a broad circle inside bowl are painted four abstract leaf shapes surounded by smaller leaves. Four bands of vertical linew extend from circle to lip. Within each band is a tripartite arrangement having a stylized flower at center under an arch, flanked by leaves. Exterior of bowl is marked below the lip by three narrow bands of black slip; vertically arranged leaves appear at regular intervals around circumference.

Provenance

Purchased privately by the seller from a Newton home about 1992; purchased by MFA 1997.

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Fund