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Ralph Bacerra (United States, 1938–2008)

Untitled
Date: 2000
Dimensions:
27 3/4 x 19 x 19 in. (70.5 x 48.3 x 48.3 cm)
Medium: Glazed earthenware, gilding
Credit Line: Museum purchase with funds provided by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, 2000
Object number: 2000.89a,b
Not on View
DescriptionLarge lidded, egg-shaped jar. Many overlapping pieces of geometric designs and patterns, including checkerboard swatches, circles, triangles, and trapezoids, decorate the vessel's surface. A prominent finial is composed of three-dimensional spheres, cones, and cubes. The glazes are in shades of yellow, gray, blue-gray, black, and white.
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