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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Malcolm Wright

Tea Caddy (Chaire)


Glazed stoneware with maple lid

with lid: 3 5/16 × 2 15/16 in. (8.4 × 7.5 cm)
without lid: 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm)
Gift of Pia Christina Ossorio in memory of Frederic E. Ossorio, B.A. 1942
Made in Marlboro, Vermont, United States
20th century
Containers - Ceramics

Norio Azuma (Azuma Gallery), New York, NY; purchased by Frederic E. Ossorio (1919 - 2005) and Siena de Roos Ossorio (1924 - 2018), Greenwhich, Conn., and Boulder, Colo., 1 March 1980; by descent to his daughter, Pia Christina Ossorio, Boulder, Colo., 2005; donated to Yale Univeristy Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2013 purchased by Frederic E. Ossorio (1919–2005), Boulder, Colo.; by descent to his daughter, Pia Christina Ossorio, Boulder, Colo.; gift in 2013 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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