Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
6 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (15.9 x 14 x 14 cm)
Diameter of opening: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm) (show scale)
Painted on front in black slip: "H [four dots in shape of diamond] L / [horizontal line] 1791"
Gift of Mrs. Luke Vincent Lockwood
Gray stoneware jar with saltglaze; ovoid body with molded rings in low relief around shoulder below short neck that flares out into wide mouth; fish scale (or grapes) decoration painted in black slip on either side of inscription.
Abraham Mead. Jar, 1791. Stoneware, 6 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (15.9 x 14 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Luke Vincent Lockwood, 42.345. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.42.345_view2.jpg)
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