Art/ Collection/ Art Object

A Box Bottle

Elizabeth Fritsch (British, born 1940)
ca. 1974
H. 15, W. 9 in. (38.1 x 22.9 cm.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gift of Susan Dwight Bliss, by exchange, 1998
Accession Number:
Not on view
(sale, Bonhams, London, April 2, 1998, sold to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Clay into Art: Selections from the Collection of Contemporary Ceramics in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," November 24, 1998–May 30, 1999, unnumbered cat. (pl. 20).

Jane Adlin. Contemporary Ceramics: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1998, pp. 9, 46, colorpl. 20.

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