Viktor Schreckengost (American, 1906-2008), Cowan Pottery Studio (American, 1921-31)
Ceramic with underglaze painting and clear glaze, Diameter: 6.4 x 43.2 cm (2 1/2 x 17 in.). Hinman B. Hurlbut Collection 1760.1931
Viktor Schreckengost decorated this charger for Cowan Pottery shortly after his return from studying in Vienna, where he honed his skills in drawing heroic figures and geometric patterns.
Cleveland, Ohio: The Cleveland Museum of Art; November 12, 2000 - February 4, 2001. "Viktor Schreckengost and 20th-Century Design" exh. cat. no. 42, p. 163, color repr. p. 47.Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY (4/7/2017 - 8/20/2017) and The Cleveland Museum of Art, OH (9/30/2017 - 1/14/2018): "The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s"
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