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1947

  • Work on this object began.

1957

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American Modern Teapot And Lid, ca. 1952

This is a Teapot and lid. It was designed by Russel Wright. It is dated ca. 1952 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is ceramic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b: overall): 10.2 x 22 x 10.5 cm (4 in. x 8 11/16 in. x 4 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On base of (a): impressed: "Russel / Wright / [illegible: Steubenville]"

Cite this object as

American Modern Teapot And Lid, ca. 1952; Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976); USA; ceramic; H x W x D (a,b: overall): 10.2 x 22 x 10.5 cm (4 in. x 8 11/16 in. x 4 1/8 in.); Gift of Paul F. Walter; 1991-30-43-a,b

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