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American Decorative Arts
Designer: Taxile Doat, French, 1851–1938
Maker: University City Porcelain Works, 1910–14

Vase

1913

Porcelain or high-fire stoneware

7 1/2 in. (19 cm)
other: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Purchased by exchange, with a bequest from Enoch Vine Stoddard and a gift from Mrs. Paul Moore
1993.120.1

In 1910 Edward Gardiner Lewis lured the respected French ceramicist Taxile Doat to his pottery in University City, Missouri. Doat was known for his organic shapes and daring juxtapositions of various textured and metallic glazes.

Geography: 
Made in University City, Missouri
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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