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Rudy Autio (United States, 1926–2007)

Button Pot
Date: 1966
Dimensions:
43 3/4 x 19 1/2 x 14 5/8 in. (111.1 x 49.5 x 37.1 cm)
Medium: Stoneware, slip, feldspathic glaze, copper luster; joined sections, hand-built
Credit Line: Museum of Arts and Design, New York; gift of the Johnson Wax Company, through the American Craft Council, 1977
Object number: 1977.2.5a,b
Not on View
DescriptionThis lidded pot is and uneven and cylindrical. It has a slightly fluted base with joined slabs which form the sides. The lid is a dome with a pronounced rounded button at the top. The piece is glazed in earth tones with some metallic patches.
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