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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Stoneware
DATES 1842-1843
DIMENSIONS 12 x 11 5/8 x 10 3/4 in. (30.5 x 29.5 x 27.3 cm) Diameter of base: 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)
MARKINGS Stamped below mouth on front: "T.G. BOONE & SONS, POTTERS / NAVY ST. BROOKLYN"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Arthur W. Clement
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Salt-glazed stoneware jar, yellow-brown color. Cylinder shape that bulges slightly around belly; wide mouth; two applied, opposing ear-shaped handles. Neck banded with incised lines; decorative motif of stylized flower design painted in blue on front. Interior glazed dark brown. CONDITION: Chipped on edges of lip, body, and base.
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