Jun 3, 2021
Jun 3, 2021

Stopper for Bird-Form Bottle

Stopper for Bird-Form Bottle


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Leza S. McVey

(American, 1907–1984)

Glazed ceramic

Overall: 10.2 x 4.8 cm (4 x 1 7/8 in.)

The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund 1959.141.b



Cleveland sculptor and designer Leza McVey experimented with form and texture, and both are evident in this bottle. The abstracted form of a bird is paired with a volcanic glaze, which gives the surface a pitted and pebbly texture.

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