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Ceremonial Cup No. 4

American
1980
Richard Hirsch (born in 1944)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

40 x 33.97 x 28.89 cm (15 3/4 x 13 3/8 x 11 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1982.434

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Tripod vessel with opening in bowl. Asymmetrical legs: 2 rounded, 1 with ridge on outer side; all pointed at feet. Bowl has rounded underside, with ridges on 2 sides. Two “horns” rise on one side of mouth; third “horn” above leg with ridge. Purple underglaze with cupric chloride and nickle chloride.

Provenance

To MFA, 1982, gift of Norman and Mary-Louise Meyer.

Credit Line

Gift of Norman and Mary-Louise Meyer