Sea of Japan Pillow Pitcher

Betty Woodman American

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This bold pillow pitcher—an exceptional example of one of Woodman’s signature forms—afforded the artist a canvas on which to showcase her arresting glazes. Referencing ancient ceramic traditions, she employed a saturated turquoise punctuated by splashes of polychrome on the shoulder, spout, and handle.

Sea of Japan Pillow Pitcher, Betty Woodman (American, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1930–2018 New York), Glazed whiteware

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