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Ceramic Form

1950–1960
Leza McVey (American, 1907–1984)


Dimensions

Overall: 71.1 x 33 cm (28 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1088

Medium or Technique

Stoneware

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Ceramics

Massive asymmetrical vessel, no stopper, with matte black body with gray spots

Signed

Incised signature "Leza" inside foot with masking-tape label "Leza McVey

Provenance

March 10, 2002, sold by Wright Auction, Chicago, to Mark McDonald, lot 00212; by 2012, jointly owned by Mark McDonald and Philip E. Aarons, New York; 2012, year-end gift of McDonald and Aarons to the MFA. (Accession date: Februrary 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Aarons and Mark McDonald