Grueby Faience Company, American, 1894 - 1909
Designed by George Prentiss Kendrick, American, 1850 - 1919



Glazed earthenware

Overall: 12 3/8 × 7 5/16 × 7 5/16 in. (31.5 × 18.5 × 18.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of William P. Curry, Class of 1957



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view


Stamped into clay near center of base, in circle with abstracted lotus flower in center: -- UEBY FAIENCE Co. [only half of the mark is visible owing to filled former drill hole: Full circular mark would have read: GRUEBY FAIENCE CO. / BOSTON.U.S.A.; printed paper label on base: GRUEBY POTTERY. / PRICE: [worn handwritten price entry not visible] / [printed word illegible from wear] NO. 3040 [digits entered by hand, in ink]; partial gold-bordered paper label on base, written, in ink: Muse [remainder torn or worn off]; red-bordered paper label on base, in ink: L33 / 820

Exhibition History

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Rush Family Gallery and Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, July 31, 2019-September 12, 2021.

Art for Dartmouth, Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 31-January 12, 2020.

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 136, ill. plate no. 67.


Auction house (no longer in business) on Broad Street, Philadelphia in 1980s; sold to William P. Curry, Class of 1957, New York, New York; given to present collection, 2019.

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