Lidded Jar

  • Harriet Bellows, Lidded Jar, early 1980's, stoneware, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Judy Coady in honor of American Functional Potters, 2000.72.2A-B

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Lidded Jar and Lidded Casserole were created toward the end of the 1970s, shortly before Harriet Bellows decided to give up ceramics and become a pilot. She created a series of vessels inspired by the artist Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964), who often painted still lifes of bottles, jugs, and bowls. In Jar and Casserole , Bellows used simple shapes to emphasize the subtle texture of the glaze.

Title
Lidded Jar
Artist
Date
early 1980's
On View
Dimensions
13 x 11 in. (33.0 x 27.9 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Judy Coady in honor of American Functional Potters

Mediums Description
stoneware
Classifications
Object Number
2000.72.2A-B
Palette
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Linked Open Data URI

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