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Light Gatherer

American
1982–83
Rudolf Staffel (1911–2002)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 22.9 x 21.6 x 12.7 cm (9 x 8 1/2 x 5 in.), diameter of foot: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.336

Medium or Technique

Porcelain, glass

On View

Daphne and Peter Farago Gallery (Gallery 258)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Porcelain

Wheel-thrown, unglazed vase, flaring at lip with vertically pulled sides. Buttons of opaque white glass applied on protruding ridges of side. Body translucent under light. Everted lip.

Signed

Signed on bottom: Rudolf Staffel

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, 1983, from Helen Drutt Gallery.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary-Louise Meyer in memory of Norman Meyer