Magic Acorn Tureen

  • Coille Hooven, Magic Acorn Tureen, 1979, glazed porcelain with cobalt stain, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Given in memory of Floyd Douglas Conkey and Evelyn Blunt Conkey, 1981.77

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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.

Title
Magic Acorn Tureen
Artist
Date
1979
On View
Dimensions
8 3/8 x 12 1/2 in. (21.3 x 31.7 cm.) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Given in memory of Floyd Douglas Conkey and Evelyn Blunt Conkey

Mediums
Mediums Description
glazed porcelain with cobalt stain
Classifications
Keywords
  • Fantasy – animal
  • Object – foliage
Object Number
1981.77
Palette
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