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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Earthenware
  • Possible Place Made: New Jersey, United States
  • DATES 1790–1810
    DIMENSIONS 14 1/2 x 9 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. (36.8 x 25.1 x 24.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Allison C. Paulsen in memory of Arthur W. Clement
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ovoid earthenware jug with handle in gray-brown. Narrow mouth; ringed neck slopes to bulging shoulder, then tapers to narrow base on ring foot rim. Across upper part of body opposite handle, incised outline decoration of bird perching on a flowering branch; parts of bird and some leaves filled in with in blue slip. CONDITION: Good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION American. Jug, 1790–1810. Earthenware, 14 1/2 x 9 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. (36.8 x 25.1 x 24.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Allison C. Paulsen in memory of Arthur W. Clement, 77.45.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 77.45.1_bw.jpg)
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