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Maija Grotell (Finland, 1899–1973)

Vase
Date: 1953
Dimensions:
15 x 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (38.1 x 34.3 x 34.3 cm)
Medium: Glazed earthenware
Credit Line: Purchased from Cranbrook Academy of Art by the American Craft Council, 1967
Object number: 1967.12
Not on View
DescriptionThis ovoid pot has a smooth shape and a somewhat rough texture. The top of the piece is slate blue and drips down to a gray-blue color. All around the vessel are Y-shaped lines in white. The glaze has an uneven, pebbled texture, with underlying horizontal grooves carved lightly onto the surface.
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