Large Vase

  • Brother Thomas Bezanson, Large Vase, 2000, porcelain, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © 2000, Pucker Gallery, Inc., Gift of Ann L. Bronfman, 2000.61

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The bulbous body of Large Vase is enhanced by the rich mustard yellow, elm-ash glaze that flows from the top. Brother Thomas views his work as a spiritual exercise. This is most clearly the case during the firing process, when he surrenders control over what the piece will look like and accepts the "gifts from the fire." (Artist quoted in, The Boston Phoenix, October 8, 1999)

Title
Large Vase
Artist
Date
2000
On View
Dimensions
12 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. diam. (32.5 x 39.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Ann L. Bronfman

Mediums
Mediums Description
porcelain
Classifications
Object Number
2000.61
Palette
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