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American Decorative Arts
02-07 Mark Sfirri
Photo credit: Robert Fogt Photography
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Maker: Mark Sfirri, American, born 1952

Bat and Home Plate

2002

Bat: ash partially clear coated; home plate and cleat: painted yellow poplar

bat: 2 1/2 × 31 1/4 in. (6.35 × 79.375 cm)
homeplate bracket: 11 1/4 × 11 1/4 × 6 in. (28.575 × 28.575 × 15.24 cm)
Gift of Ruth and David Waterbury, B.A. 1958
2007.172.1
Geography: 
Made in New Hope, Pennsylvania
Culture: 
American
Period: 
21st century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Purchased by the donors at the Renwick opening auction.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008): 179.

Glenn Adamson et al., Conversations with Wood: Selections from the Waterbury Collection, exh. cat. (Minneapolis: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2011), 206, 248, no. 438, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.