Eva Zeisel with Francis E. Blod (1908-1979), a covered Pitcher from the Stratoware line, Universal Potteries, Cambridge, Ohio, 1942-1943. San Diego Sand ground with Horizon Blue on lid and handle. Underside with backstamp and registrar's labels for the exhibitions. Height 8 1/4 in. (21.1 cm); width 5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm). 1620-122.
Exhibited: San Francisco, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 5 May 2003; Knoxville, Washington, DC, Milwaukee, Auburn, "Eva Zeisel: The Playful Search for Beauty" 2004-2006; San Diego, Mingei International Museum, Â“Eva Zeisel: Extraordinary Designer at 100," 10 December 2006-12 April 2007.
Note: An edition of this line is held by the Metropolitan Museum of Art (2002.585.18a-p); editions of the covered pitcher are held by the Dallas Museum of Art (1995.166.1.A-B) and the Yale University Art Gallery (2010.158.4.1). On Stratoware, see Scott Vermillion, "Universal Potteries: Stratoware," in Eva Zeisel: Life, Design, and Beauty, 2013, pp. 64-65.