Vase

American
about 1899–1909
Grueby Pottery Company (active 1899–1909), Modeled by Ruth T. Erickson (American, 1883–after 1932)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

33.02 x 21.59 x 21.59 cm (13 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.210

Medium or Technique

Glazed earthenware; Buff earthenware with applied decoration and matte glaze

On View

Lorraine and Alan Bressler Gallery (Gallery 222)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Stoneware

Markings

Stamped into clay in circle with abstracted flower motif in center:
GRUEBY POTTERY
BOSTON U.S.A

Paper sticker with same logo as above:
GRUEBY POTTERY
BOSTON U.S.A
(in circle)

"32"- type stamped in clay

Scratched into clay:
conjoined "RE"

Paper sticker: circular with snake biting tail around perimeter
interior: swastika with letters at four points:
left: "T"
top: "&"
right: "B"
bottom: "Co."

Provenance

Anonymous gift in memory of John G. Pierce, 1965.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of John G. Pierce