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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
DATES ca. 1951
DIMENSIONS Overall: 10 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. (26 x 31.8 x 31.8 cm) Diameter at base: 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Incised in script on bottom: "MG"
CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Vase, glazed earthenware. Sloping, slightly rounded sides raise from base to everted lip. Interior of bowl and lip have ivory glaze. Exterior of bowl dark brown with pale green drips and streaks in heavy glaze. CONDITION: Crackle in glaze, otherwise good.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Maija Grotell (American, born Finland, 1899–1973). Vase, ca. 1951. Glazed earthenware, Overall: 10 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. (26 x 31.8 x 31.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 85.10. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 85.10_mark_bw.jpg)
IMAGE mark, 85.10_mark_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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