Tomorrow's Classic gravy boat

American
designed 1949–50; made 1952–57
Designed by Eva Zeisel (American, born in Hungary, 1906–2011), Designed by Katavolos, Littell, & Kelley (American, 1949–1955), Manufactured by The Hall China Company (East Liverpool, Ohio, 1903 to the present)


Object Place: East Liverpool, Ohio

Dimensions

Overall: 15.9 x 15.9 x 13.3 cm (6 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.510

Medium or Technique

Glazed earthenware

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Oval form with sides raised up at ends to join at the top, forming a handle. Oval form with upward sloping ends. White glaze with decoration on two sides consisting of thin, intertwined black lines joined by small gold dots.

Markings

Stamped on bottom "HALLCRAFT / BY/ Eva Zeisel / MADE IN U.S.A. BY HALL CHINA CO."

Provenance

Purchased at Ebay auction by Brett Angell; to MFA, 2004, gift of Brett Angell.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.