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Pitcher (USA), ca. 1950

This is a Pitcher. It was designed by Russel Wright. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is glazed molded earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Brooklyn Museum. It is credited Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 16.5 x 22 x 15cm (6 1/2 x 8 11/16 x 5 7/8in.)

It has the following markings

On base, in relief: "STERLING CHINA / by / Russel / Wright"

Cite this object as

Pitcher (USA), ca. 1950; Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976); glazed molded earthenware; H x W x D: 16.5 x 22 x 15cm (6 1/2 x 8 11/16 x 5 7/8in.); Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection; 1999-42-33

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