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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Mary Louise McLaughlin, American, 1847–1939

“Losanti” Vase

1901–6

Porcelain

3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm)
other: 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection, by exchange
1993.28.9

Marie Louise McLaughlin was the first American art potter to experiment with porcelain, erecting a kiln and studio in her backyard in 1898. Her work tended to be small and was often decorated in carved relief, as seen in the swirling lines and flowers on this vase.

Geography: 
Made in Cincinnati, Ohio
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions and Gifts 1993,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994): 162.

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