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American Modern Pitcher

This is a pitcher. It was designed by Russel Wright. It is dated ca. 1939 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is glazed, molded earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Informal Living.

This object was donated by Paul F. Walter. It is credited Gift of Paul F. Walter.

  • Vase
  • spun aluminum.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2018-22-77

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 26 x 19 x 16 cm (10 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

American Modern Pitcher; Designed by Russel Wright ((American, 1904–1976)); USA; glazed, molded earthenware; H x W x D: 26 x 19 x 16 cm (10 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.); Gift of Paul F. Walter; 1991-30-39

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Pixar: The Design of Story.

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