On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
10 1/4 x 7 7/8 x 6 5/8 in. (26 x 20 x 16.8 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on collar below spout: "B.C. MILBURN / ALEX.A" and impressed below on body: "1"
Gift of Arthur W. Clement
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Benedick C. Milburn. Pitcher, 1841-1846. Stoneware, 10 1/4 x 7 7/8 x 6 5/8 in. (26 x 20 x 16.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arthur W. Clement, 47.1.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 47.1.8.jpg)
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Salt-glazed stoneware pitcher; gray ground accented with blue glaze. Cylindrical body tapers in at collar to narrow offset cylindrical neck with flared lip and pulled, short spout. Strap handle attached to side of neck and body, below collar. Leaf and vine decorations painted in blue glaze around neck and shoulder; joins of handle accented in blue glaze.
CONDITION: Good; spots and holes in glaze (firing imperfections); few large and small chips around base.
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