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American Modern Pitcher

Designer:
Russel Wright (American, Lebanon, Ohio 1904–1976 New York)
Manufacturer:
Steubenville Pottery Company (Steubenville, Ohio)
Date:
designed 1937; produced from 1939
Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
10 3/4 x 8 1/2 x Diam. 7 in. (27.3 x 21.6 x 17.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Jane and Arnold Adlin, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.395
Not on view
Jane and Arnold Adlin, Scarsdale, N. Y. (until 1989; their gift to MMA)

William J. Hennessey. Russel Wright, American Designer. Exh. cat., Gallery Association of New York State. Cambridge, Mass., 1983, pp. 40–43.

Dianne H. Pilgrim in The Machine Age in America 1918–1941. Exh. cat., Brooklyn Museum. New York, 1986, p. 62.

R. Craig Miller. Modern Design in The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1890–1990. New York, 1990, ill. p. 144 (color).



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