Tri-Tone sugar bowl with lid
Eva Zeisel ( American, 1906 - 2011 )
Hall China Company ( American, 1903 )
- designed 1955
Following the success of her Tomorrow's Classic shapes, Hall China Company commissioned Eva Zeisel to create a twenty-piece line of oven-proof cook and kitchenware. The designer's efforts resulted in functional, yet beautiful forms enlivened with combinations of several glaze colors and patterns. While, according to Zeisel, the pieces were meant to appear as if dipped, the intersecting glazes - in this example pink and blue - were actually sprayed on.
Charles L. Venable, China and Glass in America 1880-1980 (Dallas, TX: Dallas Museum of Art: New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2000), 463.