Vase

about 1955
Maija Grotell (American, born in Finland, 1899–1973)


Dimensions

Overall: 35.6 x 20.3 cm (14 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1109

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Ceramics

Teardrop-shaped bottle, ribbed, with flowing turquoise blue glaze with inverted “V” design over orange with white accents

Signed

Incised initials "MG"

Provenance

March 9, 1990, sold by Fifty/50 Mid-Century Decorative Arts, 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