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Vase, ca. 1929

This is a Vase. It was manufactured by Sebring Pottery. It is dated ca. 1929. Its medium is ceramic.

Gale Turnbull’s series of geometric-form vases for Sebring Pottery of about 1929 brought affordable modern design to a wider audience. In both color and form, this example typifies the palette and shape of the urban aesthetic of the late 1920s.

It is credited Collection of Mark Bassett and George Cooper.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 14.6 × 20.3 × 19.1 cm (5 3/4 in. × 8 in. × 7 1/2 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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