Vase, Used on the Yacht "Onika", 1935-1940

Summary

Waylande Gregory was known for his large-scale ceramic sculptures, the most famous, the Fountain of the Atom, was produced for the 1939 New York World's Fair. In the late 1930s he began producing decorative table wares for high end department stores. This pair of vases was used by Edsel and Eleanor Ford on their yacht, Onika.

Waylande Gregory was known for his large-scale ceramic sculptures, the most famous, the Fountain of the Atom, was produced for the 1939 New York World's Fair. In the late 1930s he began producing decorative table wares for high end department stores. This pair of vases was used by Edsel and Eleanor Ford on their yacht, Onika.

Artifact

Vase

Date Made

1935-1940

Henry Ford Museum
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Collections Platform

Object ID

00.1395.82.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Porcelain (Material)
Glaze

Color

Yellow
White (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 4.25 in

Width: 7.75 in

Length: 1.75 in

Weight: 1.25 lbs

Inscriptions

on bottom [incised]: WAYLANDE GREGORY GW R

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