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Vessel (no. N502)

Gertrud Amon Natzler (American (born in Austria), 1908–1971), Otto Natzler (American (born in Austria), 1908–2007)


Overall: 21.6 x 16.5 cm (8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic with gold semi-mat glaze

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art



Round form with cylindrical top, on tall cylindrical base. Mustard-yellow/caramel glaze, glossy and thick. Signed “Natzler” under foot and retains original paper label “N502”.


Signed "Natzler" under foot and retains original paper label "N502".


July 15, 1992, 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