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Vase with cover

Designer:
Adelaide Alsop Robineau (American, Middletown, Connecticut, 1865–1929 Syracuse, New York)
Date:
1913
Geography:
Made in Mid-Atlantic United States, Syracuse, New York, United States
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
4 1/4 x 86 1/4 in. (10.8 x 219.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.205ab
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: Signed (bottom): AR [monogram]
the designer, Syracuse, N.Y. (1913–22; sold to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Memorial Exhibition of Porcelain and Stoneware by Adelaide Alsop Robineau, 1865–1929," November 18, 1929–January 19, 1930, no. 62 (as "Spherical vase with carved cover").

New York. Museum of Contemporary Crafts. "Forms from the Earth: 1,000 Years of Pottery in America," September 14–November 25, 1962, no. 226 (as "Covered Vase," ca. 1920).

Art Museum, Princeton University. "The Arts and Crafts Movement in America," October 21–December 17, 1972, no. 262 (as "Covered Vase").

Art Institute of Chicago. "The Arts and Crafts Movement in America," February 24–April 22, 1973, no. 262.

Washington, D. C. Renwick Gallery of the National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution. "The Arts and Crafts Movement in America," June 1–September 10, 1973, no. 262.

Leslie Gorman. "Inventory of Robineau's Works in Public Collections in the United States." Adelaide Alsop Robineau: Glory in Porcelain. Ed. Peg Weiss. Syracuse, N. Y., 1981, p. 185, no. 263, ill. and ill. back cover (color), calls it "Covered Jar".

Christine Wallace Laidlaw. "The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Modern Design: 1917–1929." Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 8 (Spring 1988), p. 94, fig. 5.



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