Ceramic Vessel by Daga

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Ceramic Vessel by Daga

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | June 8, 2017

This ceramic vessel was made by Minnesota potter Robert Daga Jr. in the 1930s. It has a small round base with a flared lip and is decorated with a mottled pattern of light and dark brown colors. Daga's signature and a partial date are inscribed on the base of the piece.

For more information or to purchase a photograph of this item, view this vessel in our collections database.