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Ceramic Form No. 21

1950
Leza McVey (American, 1907–1984)


Dimensions

Overall: 77.5 x 33 cm (30 1/2 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1127a-b

Medium or Technique

Stoneware

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics

Asymmetrical vessel with long neck and sculptural stopper with dark matte gray glaze with raised white spots

Signed

"Leza" signature on bottom partially obscured by masking-tape label: "Leza S. McVey Ceramic Form #21"

Provenance

From Elizabeth Crall Breuer house in Cleveland, Ohio (1). November 16, 1994, 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)

Notes
1. According to dealer's invoice.

Credit Line

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