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Footed plate

about 1948
William Ehrich (American, born in East Prussia, 1897–1960)


Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 35.9 cm (1 1/2 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1104

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics

Footed plate with abstract design in matte cream glaze over bare black clay

Signed

Retains paper exhibition label pasted over possible signature inside foot: "TO..[illegible]ED TO EACH WORK SUBMITTED / THE ....O FINE ARTS ACADEMY / ALBRIGHT ART GALLERY / Annual Exhibition at Buffalo by Artists / of Western New York / [in italics] Work must be delivered to Albright Art Gallery / ARTIST [handwritten] Wm. Ehrich / ADDRESS [handwritten, partly legible] ...Klimk Rd. Roch. 10 N.Y. / TITLE [handwritten] Plate with abstract design / on black clay PRICE [scratched out]
With number in ink "400.3.48"

Provenance

July 13, 1996, sold by Gansevoort Gallery, New York (Mark McDonald), 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