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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1908
  • Geography

    Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • Material

    Glazed clay
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 7.5 x 10.2 cm (2 15/16 x 4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Mary Chase Perry Stratton (1867-1961)
  • Description

    American, 20th century, Early Pewabic
    Clay: fairly hard, white.
    Glaze: yellow-cream
  • Provenance

    To 1908
    Mary Chase Perry Stratton (1867-1961), Detroit, to 1908 [1]
    From 1908 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Mary Chase Perry Stratton in 1908 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    [1] See American Pottery List, R. 5530, L. 2281, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Pewabic Pottery (November 20, 1979 to March 5, 1981)
    American Paintings (April 15, 1975 to December 5, 1975)
    Drawings by James McNeill Whistler (August 1, 1974 to April 14, 1975)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mary Chase Perry Stratton (1867-1961) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

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