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Bird-Form Bottle

Bird-Form Bottle


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Leza S. McVey

(American, 1907-1984)

Glazed ceramic

Overall: 36.2 x 15.2 cm (14 1/4 x 6 in.)

The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund 1959.141.a



Cleveland sculptor and designer Leza McVey experimented with form and texture, and both are evident in this bottle. The abstracted form of a bird is paired with a volcanic glaze, which gives the surface a pitted and pebbly texture.

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