Soup Bowl, "Stratoware" Pattern Designer: Eva Zeisel (American, born Hungary, 1906–2011)
Designer: Francis E. Blod (American, 1908–1979)
Manufacturer: Universal Potteries Incorporated (American, 1934–55)
Retailer: Sears, Roebuck, and Company (American, founded 1893)

1940 (designed), 1942–43 (manufactured)

American Decorative Arts

Medium

Earthenware

Dimensions

Diam. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm)

Credit Line

John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959

Accession Number

2010.158.4.35

Culture
Period

20th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

John C. Waddell, New York, 1998–2010; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Bibliography
  • "Acquisitions," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin: Online Supplement (accessed March 1, 2012), 15
  • 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), 342–43, no. 240
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Object/Work type

soup bowls

Subject

Women designers

Marks

"Stratoware / MADE IN U.S.A." [within a cloud] transfer printed on the underside of all pieces except candlesticks NEED TO CHECK\r\n

Inscriptions

479

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