Eva Zeisel (1906 – 2011)

Ceramic artist and designer, Eva Zeisel, passed away in late-December 2011 at the age of 105. A “maker of useful things”, Zeisel’s career spanned a period of over 60 years, right up until her death.

Here are a few highlights of her work from the Brooklyn Museum –


‘Museum Pattern’ Coffee set, 1940s

Glazed earthenware, 1940s

Baby Oil Pourer, 1940s

Glazed earthenware baby dish, 1940s

Glazed earthenware bowl, 1940s

Glazed earthenware individual lidded casserole, 1940s

All images via the Brooklyn Museum of Art

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