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American Decorative Arts
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist, possibly by: Alonzo Hauser, American, 1909–1988
Client: Towle Manufacturing Company, American, founded 1882

Advertising plate “Contour” pattern

ca. 1951

Lead-glazed earthenware

11/16 × 8 × 8 in. (1.7 × 20.3 × 20.3 cm)
Gift of Josephine Withers
1999.15.3
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

The donor is the daughter of Charles Withers, president of the Towle Manufacturing Co.

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), 371, no. 261a.

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