Vase

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

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1899-1902

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 College: Gift of William P. Curry, Class of 1957

2019.47

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Vase

Classification

Decorative Arts

On view

Inscription

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-August 16, 2020.

Provenance

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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