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11 1/8 x 9 3/8 x 8 3/4 in. (28.3 x 23.8 x 22.2 cm) (show scale)
In ring around shoulder, impressed letters filled in with blue glaze: "MADE. BY. E. HALL. OHIO. TO. JOHN. DOLL / .INGS"
Museum Collection Fund
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American. Jug, ca. 1828-1856. Stoneware, 11 1/8 x 9 3/8 x 8 3/4 in. (28.3 x 23.8 x 22.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 50.160. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.160_bw.jpg)
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Salt-glazed stoneware jug, gray ground. Ringed spherical body rises to elongated, cylindrical neck with narrow, lipped mouth. Looped handle attached to collar. Center of body opposite handle decorated with molded forms of two hands shaking (cut off above wrist) above branches with leaves and flowers (tulip?), accented in blue glaze. Small round blue-glazed disks applied in bands around base, around collar, and down handle. In ring around shoulder, impressed and painted in blue: "MADE. BY. E. HALL. OHIO. TO. JOHN. DOLL / .INGS". Flat, coiled form with blue-glazed disk in center applied to body at sides of central hands motif and around lower part of handle. Cylindrical stopper fits into mouth; finial broken off / lost.
CONDITION: Good; broken finial; hairline crack (firing imperfection?) along top edge of hands.
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