Milk pitcher

designed 1958; made 1958–73
Designed by Ben Seibel (American, 1918–1985), Manufactured by Iroquois China Company (active 1905–1969)


Object Place: Syracuse, New York

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in., 4.8 cm (22.2 x 15.9 cm, 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1934

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with transfer print decoration

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Inscription

On base in black lettering: "Informal / TRUE CHINA BY / Iroquois" [contained in an abstract onion-shaped design, one side tan, one side brown; "Iroqois" in brown]; "A Ben Seibel DESIGN / FLAMEPROOF FOR COOKING / MADE IN USA" ["Ben Seibel" in script and in brown].

Provenance

Purchased by donor on eBay 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell