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Object Timeline

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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1944

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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  • You found it!

American Modern Pitcher, ca. 1939

This is a Pitcher. It was designed by Russel Wright and manufactured by Steubenville Pottery Company. It is dated ca. 1939 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is glazed, molded earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Informal Living.

This object was donated by Paul F. Walter. It is credited Gift of Paul F. Walter.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Vase, ca. 1935
  • spun aluminum.
  • Promised gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 7065.50.2015

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 26 x 19 x 16 cm (10 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

American Modern Pitcher, ca. 1939; Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976); USA; glazed, molded earthenware; H x W x D: 26 x 19 x 16 cm (10 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.); Gift of Paul F. Walter; 1991-30-39

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