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1931

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1932

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Vase, The Seasons, 1931–32

This is a Vase. It was manufactured by Cowan Pottery Studio. It is dated 1931–32. Its medium is earthenware.

This vase, made right after Viktor Schreckengost’s return from Vienna in 1931, gave his new style immediate American exposure as it was exhibited at and purchased within the year for the Cleveland Museum of Art. Schreckengost won a special prize for Outstanding Excellence in Pottery when this vase was shown there in 1932.

It is credited Lent by Cleveland Museum of Art, Hinman B. Hurlbut Collection, 964.1932.

  • Head: Das Wasser, 1929
  • earthenware.
  • Lent by The Cleveland Museum of Art, Dudley P. Allen Fund, 1929.438.
  • 48.2016.5

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Vase, ca. 1928
  • blown and acid-etched glass.
  • Lent by The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of C. M. de Hauke, 1929.114.
  • 48.2016.6

Its dimensions are

Diameter: w. 20.35 cm (8 inches); Overall: h. 29.55 cm (11 5/8 inches)

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

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