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Vase, 1916

  • Charles Fergus Binns, American, 1857 - 1934

Stoneware

  • Overall: 10 3/4 × 5 1/4 inches (27.3 × 13.3 cm)

Gift of George G. Booth

19.137

Department

American Art before 1950

George G. Booth

1919-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bulletin of the DIA 1, 2 (1919): p. 31. The American Magazine of Art. XI, 5 (March 1920): p. 155 (ill.). Detroit Institute of Arts Catalogue. Detroit, 1920, p. 175, no. 316. Arts and Crafts in Detroit. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1976, p. 76, no. 11. Clark, Garth. A Century of Ceramics in The United States 1878 – 1978. New York, 1979, p. 74, no. 88 (ill.). Preaud, Tamara and Serge Gauthier. Ceramics of the 20th Century. New York, 1982, pp. 46-47, no. 73 (ill.). Clark, Garth. Ceramics in America: 1876-Present. New York, 1987, p. 58 (ill.). Charles Fergus Binns Stonewares: A Chair Must Invite the Sitter. Exh. cat., Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred. Alfred, NY, 1992, p. 32, no. 13. Carney, Margaret. Charles Fergus Binns: The Father of American Studio Ceramics Including a Catalogue Raisonné. New York, 1998, pp. 140-141, no. 45 (ill.).

Charles Fergus Binns, Vase, 1916, stoneware. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of George G. Booth, 19.137.