American Decorative Arts

Cream pot

ca. 1929

Lead-glazed red earthenware

4 5/8 × 3 11/16 in. (11.7 × 9.3 cm)
Gift of Mary Meixner
1993.111.1
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Culture: 
Mexican
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Gertrude Meixner (1911–1996), Milwaukee, Wis., 1929 [see note 1]; given to her sister Mary Meixner (1916–2004), Milwaukee, Wis., by 1993; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1993

Note 1: According to the donor, purchased by Gertrude Meixner in 1929 while on a trip to Mexico.

Bibliography: 

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

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.