Vase

American
1903–04
John Lessell (died in 1926), Arc-en-ciel Pottery (American, 1903–1904)


Object Place: Zanesville, Ohio, United States

Dimensions

31.75 cm (12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1997.13

Medium or Technique

Molded, glazed stoneware

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Stoneware

Gourd-shaped vessel having small foot, hourglass waist, and attenuated, narrow mouth. Molded form has raised stylized floral decoration running from base to shoulder in the art nouveau style.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, January 197, at Cyclorama antiques show, Boston.

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Fund