Monumental VaseArtist(s)Pewabic PotteryObject Creation Datecirca 1935Medium & Supportstoneware with iridescent glazeDimensions
20 in. x 10 3/8 in. ( 50.8 cm x 26.4 cm )Credit LineTransfer from the College of Architecture and DesignSubject matter
Pewabic Pottery was founded in Detroit, Michigan by Mary Chase Stratton, an artist of the Arts and Crafts movement. Her pottery had simple shapes and retained the natural characteristics of its material. She once said, "if an object is beautiful, it is because of its own expression, and not because it has been made to look like something else."Physical Description
This ceramic vase has a long oval shape with a wide neck, rounded lip and sloping shoulder area. The circular rings from the process of being thrown on the wheel can be seen beneath the glaze. The glaze is a yellow-orange matt, with dark brown patches, over a shiny celadon green and iridescent purple base.Primary Object Classification Ceramic Primary Object TypevaseAdditional Object Classification(s)Decorative ArtsCollection AreaWesternRights
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ceramics (object genre)
modern and contemporary art