Ott and Brewer (1871-1893). <em>Potpourri Jar with Lid</em>, ca. 1885. Porcelain, 8 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (20.3 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lewis, 84.176.6a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.176.6a-b_mark_bw.jpg)

Potpourri Jar with Lid

Artist:Ott and Brewer

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1885

Dimensions: 8 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (20.3 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm)



Accession Number: 84.176.6a-b

Image: 84.176.6a-b_mark_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Potpourri jar (a) with lid (b), copper-glazed porcelain. Jar is spherical form with everted rim, four reticulated feet and two reticulated handles. Decoration consists of random clusters of acid-etched spheres outlined with gold and containing leaf and flower motifs painted in gold leaf, pink, blue, yellow, gray and white. Lid is encircled by a narrow reticulated band and has a pointed finial. CONDITION: Finial of cover broken and restored; otherwise good.

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