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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MANUFACTURER Steubenville Pottery
MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: Steubenville, Ohio, United States
  • DATES Designed 1937; Manufactured: ca. 1938
    DIMENSIONS 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (26.7 x 21.6 x 16.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Printed on underside, under glaze in darker blue-green color (could be impressed letters filled in with pooled glaze, but no indentations in glaze): "[in script] Russel / Wright / [in print] MFG. BY / STEUBENVILLE"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Andrew and Ina Feuerstein
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "American Modern--Sea Foam" pattern. Earthenware pitcher, blue-green body, vitreous glaze. Elongated and flattened pear shape, sides of top opening are folded over to form sweeping spout; thick, ear-shaped strap handle. CONDITION: Excellent.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976). Pitcher, Designed 1937; Manufactured: ca. 1938. Glazed earthenware, 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (26.7 x 21.6 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Andrew and Ina Feuerstein, 80.169.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 80.169.1_bw.jpg)
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