Pitcher

 
Pitcher
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  • Title :     Pitcher
  • Artist:     Richard Uhlemeyer Designer
  • Accession:     85.7.253
  • Country:     Germany
  • Date:     circa 1935 1940
  • Dimensions:     Inches 8-3/4 5-3/8 4-5/8, Centimeters 22.2 13.6 11.7
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Modernism
  • Subject:     Food and Beverage , Ceramics/Ceramic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.7.253.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture~Modernism
Description:
Overall mottled dark red semi-gloss glazed ceramic pitcher with cracks in outer layer of glaze exposing turquoise underglaze; technique allows cold air in the kiln while ceramics are cooling which causes the outer layer of the glaze to crack.