Large, oblong, or boat-shaped, vessel of glazed stoneware, the bottom rounded slightly upward at the sides, with flat cover, the vessel is decorated in shades of gray, rust, and gold-beige with flecks of brown in an organic pattern that resembles bamboo.

Covered Vessel

Bente Hansen


  • Titles Covered Vessel (Descriptive)
  • Artist Bente Hansen, Danish, born 1943
  • Medium glazed stoneware
  • Dimensions 9 1/8 x 11 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. (23.2 x 28.9 x 14.9 cm)
  • Credit Line Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Frederick Baekeland, AFI.256.2010a-b
  • Work Type vessel
  • Classification Containers