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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MAKER Abraham Mead
MEDIUM Stoneware
DATES 1791
DIMENSIONS 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)
MARKINGS Painted on front in black slip: "H [four dots in shape of diamond] L / [horizontal line] 1791"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Luke Vincent Lockwood
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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. CONDITION: Good.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION 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)
IMAGE overall, CUR.42.345_view2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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