Ruth Duckworth is considered one of the past century’s most innovative ceramic artists. Her influences range from ancient and non-Western pottery to Modernist sculpture. Works such as this vessel, with its weathered surface and patterning suggestive of tree rings, evoke the natural world.
American, born Germany, 1919–2009
6 ¾ x 5 x 4 ¼ in. (17.1 x 12.7 x 10.8 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Barbara Bihler, 98.523
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