Plate Maker: Bob Stocksdale (American, 1913–2003)


English harewood


7/8 × 13 5/8 in. (2.223 × 34.608 cm)

Credit Line

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection, by exchange, and a Gift from Stephen S. Lash, B.A. 1962, in honor of Ruth and David Waterbury, B.A. 1958

Accession Number



20th century


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The artist, Berkeley, Calif.; sold to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2002
  • Signe Mayfield, In the Realm of Nature: Bob Stocksdale and Key Sekimachi, exh. cat. (San Diego: Mingei International Museum, 2015), 19, fig. 10
  • Jeannine Falino, Jennifer Scanlan, and Glenn Adamson, Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design, exh. cat. (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2011), 242, no. 187, ill
  • John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 276–77, no. 191
  • Enchanted Garden: Enamels by an American Master (Plymouth, N.H.: Karl Drerup Art Gallery, Plymouth State University, 2007), 29, 31, fig. 5
  • "Acquisitions 2002," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2003), 149
  • Patricia E. Kane, Wood Turning in North America since 1930 (Philadelphia and New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 29, no. 14, ill
  • American Craftsmen Educational Council, Designer Craftsmen U.S.A., exh. cat. (Brooklyn, N.Y.: Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1953), 58, no. 176, ill
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plates (dishes)


"Harewood/from/England/-Bob Stocksdale-/-circa 1953 [all script, date added later]," burned on underside

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