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Service for Twelve Soup Bowl, 1972–73

This is a Soup Bowl. It was designed by Beatrice Wood. It is dated 1972–73 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is thrown luster-glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mark Del Vecchio and Garth Clark. It is credited Gift of Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio.

  • Bowl
  • silver.
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1967-48-115
  • Soup Plate
  • porcelain.
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1949-149-4

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Goblet
  • H x diam.: 9.6 x 6.5 cm (3 3/4 x 2 9/16 in.).
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert.
  • 1967-85-3-a/f
  • Footed Dish
  • wood, lacquered.
  • Gift of Samuel P. Avery.
  • 1903-1-8

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 6.3 x 11.8 cm (2 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

painted in black inside foot: "BEATO"

Cite this object as

Service for Twelve Soup Bowl, 1972–73; Designed by Beatrice Wood (American, 1894–1998); USA; thrown luster-glazed earthenware; H x diam.: 6.3 x 11.8 cm (2 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.); Gift of Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio; 1986-23-4

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