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Covered Bowl from "Town and Country" Service Bowl And Lid, 1947

This is a Bowl and lid. It was designed by Eva Zeisel and manufactured by Red Wing Pottery. It is dated 1947 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mel Byars, The Mel Byars Collection of 20th Century Design.

  • N-Bowl, 2015
  • robotically-formed brass.
  • Courtesy of Ammar Kalo.
  • 2016-26-2

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b): 11.5 × 18.5 × 14 cm (4 1/2 × 7 5/16 × 5 1/2 in.) H x W x D (a): 5.3 × 18.5 × 14 cm (2 1/16 × 7 5/16 × 5 1/2 in.) H x W x D (b): 3.1 × 13.2 × 13 cm (1 1/4 × 5 3/16 × 5 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

unmarked

Cite this object as

Covered Bowl from "Town and Country" Service Bowl And Lid, 1947; Designed by Eva Zeisel (American, b. Hungary, 1906–2011); USA; earthenware; H x W x D (a,b): 11.5 × 18.5 × 14 cm (4 1/2 × 7 5/16 × 5 1/2 in.) H x W x D (a): 5.3 × 18.5 × 14 cm (2 1/16 × 7 5/16 × 5 1/2 in.) H x W x D (b): 3.1 × 13.2 × 13 cm (1 1/4 × 5 3/16 × 5 1/8 in.); Gift of Mel Byars, The Mel Byars Collection of 20th Century Design; 1990-15-14-a,b

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