147: David Gilhooly (1943, USA)
David Gilhooly (1943, USA)
Elephant Foot Stool
Whiteware and Fabric; ht. 12, wd. 16, dp. 17 in.
This elephant stool by David Gilhooly is a pivotal work in the artist’s career. A similar piece was featured in the groundbreaking 1979 exhibition, A Century of Ceramics in the United States, which traveled nationally for four years.
Reference: Garth Clark with Margie Hughto. A Century of Ceramics in the United States 1878-1978. New York, NY: E.P. Dutton, 1979. (See page 181 for a similar work.)
Maker's marks and fissures.