"American Modern" pitcher

American
designed 1937; made 1938–59
Manufactured by Steubenville Pottery Company (active 1879–1959)


Dimensions

Overall: 26.7 x 22.9 x 16.5 cm (10 1/2 x 9 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2004.472

Medium or Technique

Whiteware with granite-gray glaze

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Tall pitcher with rounded base,tapering slides to flaring, pinted spout opposite scroll handle.

Markings

Impressed mark on bottom: "Russel Wright [In script] / MADE FOR STEUBENVILLE / USA [in block letters]"

Provenance

Purchased at Ebay auction by Brett Angell; to MFA, 2004, gift of Brett Angell.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell in honor of Gerald W. R. Ward

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.