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Collection: American Art
Date: 1929
Classification: Ceramics

The elongated ovoid vase of buff-colored earthenware is covered with a continuous and mesmerizing scene of Spanish moss covered live oak (Quercus virginiana) trees executed by Anne Frances Simpson (1880-1930) in low relief and delineated with typical Newcomb Pottery medium blue and green glazes against a pale blue background through which the buff body shows in part. The whole is covered with a transparent matt glaze.

Collection: American Art
Date: 1903-1907
Classification: Ceramics

Mold-made squat vase with double-ogee body and two ribbon handles, the whole covered with a pinkish-purple iridescent glaze of flowers (possibly nasturtiums) and leaves on a polka dot background with a deep wine color inside. The vase was designed and decorated by Jacques Sicard while working for the Weller Pottery Company in Zanesville, Ohio.

Collection: American Art
Date: 1920-1940
Classification: Ceramics

A tall earthenware mold-made vase bulging slightly near the vase opening where the head and arms of a languid female figure with long flowing hair emerges and drapes and swirls around the vase; covered overall in maroon glaze with medium blue accents on the raised areas blending into the base glaze.

Collection: American Art
Date: 1908
Classification: Ceramics

A pottery vase of elongated bell shape wheel-thrown by an anonymous Rookwood potter and painted by Edward T. Hurley with underglaze slips in a continuous landscape of trees against a late sunset reflected in a still lake or stream rendered in charcoal grey, pale peach, and sage green. The whole is covered with a transparent matt glaze.

Collection: American Art
Date: circa 1905
Classification: Ceramics

This vase of elongated egg shape with four prominent V-shaped buttress feet displays the characteristics advocated by William Day Gates (1852-1935), founder and president of American Terra Cotta and Ceramic Company (c. 1886-1927). The art line called Teco echoes the company's long-time experience with architectural terra cotta. Sculptor Fernand Moreau modeled both architectural terra cotta and Teco art pottery.

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