Coffeepot with Lid, "Fiesta" Pattern Designer: Frederick Hurten Rhead (American, born England, 1880–1942)
Manufacturer: Homer Laughlin China Company (American, established 1871)

Designed 1935; introduced 1936

American Decorative Arts

On view, 3rd floor, Modern and Contemporary Art and Design

Medium

Semivitrified earthenware

Dimensions

With lid: 9 7/8 × 7 1/8 × 6 1/8 in. (25.08 × 18.1 × 15.56 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Matthew Newman

Accession Number

2003.52.1a-b

Culture
Period

20th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Purchased by Mrs. Jane Newman (née Jane Susan Rudolph, born 1940) and Dr. Matthew Newman (1936–2018), Sarasota, Fla., by 2003; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2003
Bibliography

  • 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), 353, no. 244.
  • "Acquisitions 2003," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2004): 130–31, ill.

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Object/Work type

coffeepots

Marks

"Fiesta" [script] / HLC USA" sans serif, impressed on underside

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