Fragment

American
20th century
Frederick H. Norton (American, 1896–1992)


Object Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

9.52 x 3.81 x 3.81 cm (3 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1971.616

Medium or Technique

Ceramic; earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Twisted spiral fragment, formed from melted kaolin which took this shape in coming through a screen. Deep purple glaze.

Provenance

To MFA, 1971, gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Credit Line

Gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology