Vase

about 1939
Maija Grotell (American, born in Finland, 1899–1973)


Dimensions

Overall: 24.8 x 19.1 cm (9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1110

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics

Vase with round body and straight neck with horizontal stripes and contrasting circles in white and shades of brown and lavender.

Signed

Incised initials "MG" and Cranbrook stamp "CA" inside foot ring

Markings

Crabrook stamp inside foot ring: capital letter A inscribed inside captial letter C.

Provenance

January 31, 2001, 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