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American Decorative Arts
Photo credit: Richard P. Goodbody, Inc.
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Designer: Albert Drexler Jacobson, American, 1895–1973
Manufacturer: The Cowan Pottery Studio, American, 1921–31

Pair of Bookends

1929

Glazed earthenware

each: 4 7/8 × 4 1/4 × 3 3/4 in. (12.383 × 10.795 × 9.525 cm)
John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959
2016.16.8.1-.2
Geography: 
Manufactured in Rocky River, Ohio
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased by John C. Waddell, New York, 2001

Bibliography: 

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 184, no. 117, front and back cover (detail).

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

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.