Eva Zeisel (American, born Hungary, 1906–2011). <em>Bean Pot with Lid, Town and Country Dinner Service</em>, Designed ca. 1945; Manufactured ca. 1946. Glazed earthenware, 8 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 9 in. (21 x 23.5 x 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1991.261.3a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1991.261.3a-b_bw.jpg)

Bean Pot with Lid, Town and Country Dinner Service

Artist:Eva ZeiselRed Wing Pottery

Medium: Glazed earthenware

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:Designed ca. 1945; Manufactured ca. 1946

Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 9 in. (21 x 23.5 x 22.9 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 1991.261.3a-b

Image: 1991.261.3a-b_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Squat spherical earthenware bean pot (a) and lib (b); turquoise-blue ground and vitreous glaze. Pot rises at top to continuous spherical knob in center; round opening or "spout" with pulled up sides cut out of top collar portion alongside knob. Flat round lid with rounded edges fits this opening. CONDITION: Good; some manufacturing imperfections including small unglazed spots around body and some raised flecks of clay on knob and body.

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