Vase

about 1960
Maija Grotell (American, born in Finland, 1899–1973)


Dimensions

Overall: 56.5 x 15.2 cm (22 1/4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1111

Medium or Technique

Wheel-thrown and carved stoneware with matte glaze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Ceramics

Tall ribbed vase with mottled matte turquoise glaze

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

June 17, 1999, 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