Requires Photography

Bird Feeder

American
mid-20th century
Frans Wildenhain (American (born in Germany) 1905–1980)


Object Place: Pittsford, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 52.1 x 50.8 cm (3 x 20 1/2 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

1990.84

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Shallow platter with five raised snake-like forms, three of which overlap the edge. Platter is colored with black, olive green, and cream-colored matte glaze, and has a rough unglazed exterior and base.

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, 1989, from the artist's third wife, Elisabeth (Lili) Brockardt Wildenhain.

Credit Line

Gift of The Seminarians