Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • William Purcell McDonald, artist
    born: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States ; died: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    Rookwood Pottery, manufacturer
    active 1880–1967
  • vase, 1882
  • Where object was made: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
  • earthenware, glazing
  • Object Height: 14.6 cm
    Object Height: 5 3/4 in
  • Gift of Miss Lida Le Suer-Tillotson in memory of her mother Sarah Harriett McFarland-Le Suer
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet C2
  • 1978.0034
Label Text

Circle shaped vase. There are images of flying birds at center, grasses at bottom, and gold glitter design at CL and CR. There is white coloring around top just below rim. Ginger-colored clay body