Made for Cowan Pottery Studio (1913-1931)
Rocky River, Ohio
Jazz Bowl, c. 1931
Glazed earthenware, engobe
23.5 x 42.6 x 43.2 cm (9 1/4 in. x 16 3/4 x 17 in.)
Signed on body "VIKTOR SCHRECKEGOST", impressed on underside with "COWAN" and firm's mark
Through prior acquisition of the Antiquarian Society; Thorne Rooms exhibition Fund; Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan; and the Winfield Foundation, 2004.1
Judith A. Barter et al., "American Modernism at the Art Institute of Chicago, From World War I to 1955," (Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2009), cat. 89.