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    Viktor Schreckengost (American, 1906-2008)
    Shell, 1949
    Hewn and glazed earthenware
    19 x 16-3/4 x 5 inches (48.3 x 42.5 cm x 12.7 cm)
    Incised signature to underside VIKTOR SCHRECKENGOST

    Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, "31st May Show," May 3 - June 12, 1949;
    Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, "Faculty Show," December 1949;
    Akron Art Institute, Akron, Ohio, April 1950;
    Shaker Square, Shaker Heights, Ohio, "Second Annual Cleveland Institute of Art Alumni Exhibition," September 21 - 23, 1950;
    Jacques Seligmann & Co., Inc., New York, New York, December 1950;
    University Galleries, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, "Ceramic Show," February 1951;
    Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, "Viktor Schreckengost: Retrospective Exhibition," March 14 - April 3, 1976;
    Cleveland Museum of Art, "Viktor Schreckengost and 20th-Century Design," November 12, 2000 - February 4, 2001.

    H. Adams, Viktor Schreckengost and 20th-Century Design, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, 2000, p. 62 illustrated.

    Viktor's technical notes on this unique bowl read: "Oval with one squared corner enclosed. CLAY: George Fetzer red sculpture. ENGOBE: B-b [Blackbird] clay over exterior. GLAZE: Raw crackle toned with u[nder]-glaze yellow and burnt umber. FIRE: Cone 04."

    Condition Report*: Scattered crazing.
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    May, 2016
    13th Friday
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