Decorative Arts and Design
"J CARR / CITY POTTERY / NY"
"H LANCASTER / SC"
Harold S. Keller Fund
Tall thick-walled handmade and decorated polychrome ceramic vase. Broad round flared rim. Wide shoulder tapering straight down to three-step base. Handmade and decorated. Raised overall textured green background. Band of small, simplified, evenly spaced brown leaves at rim. At neck and shoulder, larger simplified leaves with yellow centers alternating with inverted blue flowers on green stems. Body design centered on either side with elongated leaves, dark blue on one side and pale grey-blue on the other. Brown asymmetrical scrolling branch design surrounds dark blue leaf on one side. Larger multicolored leaves radiate from pale grey-blue leaf on other side. Band of small vertical leaves with white centers at bottom of vessel body. Band of evenly spaced yellow leaf designs on upper step of base. Band of evenly spaced white irregular circles with brown centers at center of base. Dark blue band at bottom of base with small carved irregular circles. Light purple interior.
Condition: Very good
This item is not on view
James Carr (American, 1820-1904). Vase, ca.1875. Glazed earthenware, 13 7/8 × 6 1/2 in. (35.2 × 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Harold S. Keller Fund, 2011.40.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 2011.40.1_view01_PS9.jpg)
overall, 2011.40.1_view01_PS9.jpg., 2019
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