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Teardrop bottle (no. N452)

1965
Gertrud Amon Natzler (American (born in Austria), 1908–1971), Otto Natzler (American (born in Austria), 1908–2007)


Dimensions

Overall: 25.5 x 10.2 cm (10 1/16 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1137

Medium or Technique

Wheel-thrown and glazed earthenware

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Ceramics

Tall narrow bottle with reduction glaze, red over black, matte, some fissures. Signed “Natzler” under foot; retains original paper label “N452”.

Signed

Signed "Natzler" retains original paper label "N452"

Provenance

June 30, 2002, sold by 330 Gallery, Hudson, 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