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Ceramic Form

about 1975
Leza McVey (American, 1907–1984)


Dimensions

Overall: 69.9 x 38.1 cm (27 1/2 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1130a-b

Medium or Technique

Stoneware

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Ceramics

Asymmetrical vessel with tiny neck and stopper with matte orange slip rubbed over gray clay body. Stopper is damaged; its stem is broken off.

Signed

Signed "Leza" in script inside foot

Provenance

July 17, 2005, sold by Mark McDonald, New York, 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