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Magic Acorn Tureen

1979 Coille Hooven Born: New York, New York 1939 glazed porcelain with cobalt stain 8 3/8 x 12 1/2 in. (21.3 x 31.7 cm.) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Given in memory of Floyd Douglas Conkey and Evelyn Blunt Conkey 1981.77 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 53B

Luce Center Label

Magic Acorn Tureen offers a fairytale scene of small porcelain animals in hats who read and relax by the looped handles on the lid. Coille Hooven left the pot its natural white color, using touches of blue glaze to accent the leaves and define the figures.


Fantasy - animal

Object - foliage

decorative arts - ceramic

Crafts - Clay

ceramic - porcelain

About Coille Hooven

Born: New York, New York 1939

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