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Vase

about 1960
Polia Pillin (American, born in Poland, 1909–1992), William Pillin (American, born in Ukraine, 1910–1985)


Dimensions

Overall: 22.2 x 17.1 cm (8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1144

Medium or Technique

Wheel-thrown stoneware with glossy glaze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Ceramics

Bottle with horizontal shoulder. Bright orange glossy glaze, lighter orange at neck and shoulder, red speckles

Inscription

Signed in black glaze "W & P Pillin" on bottom

Signed

Signed in black glaze "W & P Pillin" on bottom

Provenance

December 13, 1988, sold by Bryce Bannatyne Gallery, Los Angeles, 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