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Ashanti

American
1983
Robert Turner (American, 1913–2005)


Object Place: Alfred, New York, United States

Dimensions

Other (Overall; body): 31.8 x 26 cm, 17.8 kg (12 1/2 x 10 1/4 in., 39.2 lb.)

Accession Number

1984.558a-b

Medium or Technique

Stoneware

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Stoneware

Bell-shaped lidded vessel having a double ring finial. Additional clay patches attached to surface and various incised lines serve as decorative scarification. Green-gray glaze emulates bronze.

Signed

Incised on base: TINER (Turner)

Provenance

Purchased by Marie-Louise Meyer from Exhibit A Inc., Chicago, 1984; to MFA, 1984, gift of MAry-Louise Meyer.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary-Louise Meyer in memory of Norman Meyer