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Bottle

about 1955
Antonio Prieto (American, born in Spain, 1912–1967)


Dimensions

Overall: 42.5 x 20.3 cm (16 3/4 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1147

Medium or Technique

Wheel-thrown and assembled stoneware with glaze and sgrafitto decoration

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Ceramics

Satin black neck and foot, matte yellow glaze on body with incised abstract figures

Signed

Signed "Prieto" in slip inside foot

Provenance

November 7, 1990, sold by Bryce Bannatyne Gallery, Los Angeles, to Philip E. Aarons, New York; 2012, year-end gift of Aarons to the MFA. (Accession date: Februrary 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Aarons and Shelley Fox Aarons in honor of Jules and Jeanette Aarons