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Maker: Rudolf Staffel, American, 1911–2002

Light Gatherer

ca. 1985

Translucent porcelain, wheel-thrown with incised elements

6 3/4 × 6 1/8 × 5 1/2 in. (17.15 × 15.56 × 13.97 cm)
Gift of Matthew J. Drutt, M.A. 1987
2018.68.1
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

The artist, Philadelphia, Pa.; sold to Helen W. Drutt English (born 1930), Philadelphia, Pa. and New York, probably 1985; given to her son, Matthew J. Drutt (born 1950), New York, 2017; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2017

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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.