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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Designer: Russel Wright, American, 1904–1976
Manufacturer: Steubenville Pottery, American, 1879–1959

Celery Plate, “American Modern” pattern

designed 1937; manufactured 1939–59; this example ca. 1955

Glazed earthenware

W. 8.6 (3 3/8 in.) L. 33.0 (13 in.)
Yale University Art Gallery
1999.102.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Geography: 
Made in East Liverpool, Ohio
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Acquired in the Triple Pier Show, from the sellers: Keller & Ross on 20 November 1999

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1999,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2000): 163.

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), 354, no. 245.

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.