Bowl

about 1940
Maija Grotell (American, born in Finland, 1899–1973)


Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 19.1 cm (2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1115

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics

Shallow footed bowl with turquoise matte crackle glaze with spiralling pattern in black overglaze. Incised concentric rings on exterior.

Signed

Incised initials "MG"

Provenance

June 6, 1991, sold by Gem Antiques, Inc., New York, to Philip E. Aarons, New York; December 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