"Iroquois Casual" covered casserole dish

designed 1946; made 1954–67
Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976), Manufactured by Iroquois China Company (active 1905–1969)


Object Place: Syracuse, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 21.6 cm (3 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.895a-b

Medium or Technique

Whiteware with Pink Sherbet glaze

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Holds two quarts

Markings

Stamped in ink on base:
"IROQUOIS / CASUAL / CHINA / by / Russel / Wright"
Iroqouis in Italics
RW name in script

Provenance

Unkonwn family in Hummelsville, PA; date unkown, purchased from unknown family in Hummelsville, PA by unnamed local dealer; ca. 2007, purchased from Hummelsville, PA dealer by T&J Collectibles, Adamstown, PA; 2007, purchased by Nonie Gadsden from T&J Collectibles; 2007, given to the MFA by Nonie Gadsden, Boston, MA

Credit Line

Gift of Nonie Gadsden

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.