Vase: The Seasons

Vase: The Seasons

1931-32

Viktor Schreckengost

(American, 1906-2008)

Cowan Pottery Studio

(American, 1921-31)

made at

Earthenware

Diameter: 20.4 cm (8 1/16 in.); Overall: 29.6 cm (11 5/8 in.)

Hinman B. Hurlbut Collection 964.1932

Description

Although Viktor Schreckengost was introduced to new ideas in Vienna through the teaching of Michael Powolny and others, the exhibition and acquisition of Dina Kuhn’s Das Wasser (Water) by the Cleveland Museum of Art before his departure in 1929 reveals that he may already have seen Viennese portrait design in his hometown.

See also
Collection: 
Decorative Arts
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic
Medium: 
Earthenware

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