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Caned Sphere

American
1983
Chris L. Richard (born in 1958)


Object Place: Edinboro, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

53.34 x 40.96 cm (21 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.232

Medium or Technique

Stoneware

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Stoneware

Spherical pot with sharply tapering black foot. Black neck tapers upward into two prongs pierced to insert three lenghts of cane horizontally; u-shaped voids on alternate sides. Low temperature salt-fired. Body various shades of pink, gray, and brown with black lines from hay impressed during firing. Speckled patterning surrounding lines.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, 1983, from the artist.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William White Howells