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PROPERTY FROM A FLORIDA FAMILY

Viktor Schreckengost
''JAZZ'' PUNCH BOWL
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 48,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
234

PROPERTY FROM A FLORIDA FAMILY

Viktor Schreckengost
''JAZZ'' PUNCH BOWL
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 48,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

20th Century Decorative Arts

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Viktor Schreckengost
''JAZZ'' PUNCH BOWL

from Cowan's second production series
the interior decorated with a band of bubbles and stars 


underside of ring base impressed COWAN with firm's mark, and with foundation tag marked with serial number 8915
glazed earthenware
9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm) high
17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm) diameter
ca. 1931
manufactured by Cowan Pottery Studio, Rocky River, OH
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Provenance

Grant Powers, artist and illustrator for the New York Daily News, ca. 1930s
Thence by descent

Literature

The Cowan Potters, Inc., March 17, 1931, p. 2
Karen Davies, At Home in Manhattan:  Modern Decorative Arts, 1925 to the Depression, New Haven, 1983, p. 81
Henry Adams, Viktor Schreckengost and 20th-Century Design, Cleveland, 2000, pp. 90 and 95 (for other examples of the flared-rim ''Jazz'' bowl presently offered) and pp. 88-95 (for a detailed discussion of the three variants of Schreckengost's ''Jazz'' bowls)

20th Century Decorative Arts

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New York