Teco "Grecian" Vase

Teco "Grecian" Vase

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Description (Brief)
Unusually shaped vessel with baluster or pear shaped body. The sides of the vessel are pulled out from the body looping up and attaching to an outward flaring rim forming handles. The handles are flattened at the top. Commentators at the time referred to the shape as "Grecian." Overall crystalline matt glaze thicker in some areas over a buff-yellow clay body. Impressed on bottom with "Teco" and "297." This vase was designed by N. Forester.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Vase
date made
c. 1905
maker
Gates Potteries
Illinois
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14.3 cm x 21.8 cm; 5 5/8 in x 8 19/32 in
ID Number
CE.237959
catalog number
237959
accession number
45700
Credit Line
Gates Potteries
subject
Art Pottery
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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