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Maija Grotell (1899-1973)
earthenware vase with four panels each showing a potter at the wheel

Sale No: 2001, Lot No: 946

Maija Grotell (1899-1973)
earthenware vase with four panels each showing a potter at the wheel
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, circa 1945
high glazed ceramic
incised artist’s initials
7″dia x 7 1/2″h

Provenance:
Rago Auctions, Lambertville, New Jersey, 27 October 2007, Lot 351

Literature:
Forster, Ken C., Alternative American Ceramics, 1870-1955, Schiffer, 2010, p. 115

Catalog Note:
This vase was most likely made during Grotell’s tenure at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

Sold for: $1,300