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MEDIUM Earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1980
    DIMENSIONS 3 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (8.3 x 24.8 x 8.9 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS impressed cypher at edge of foot rim: Wayne Higby's stylized
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Robert Mehlman
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bowl, glazed earthenware. Shallow circular bowl flares outward from unglazed foot. Bowl is glazed, interior and exterior, with cream-colored ground glaze and green spiral motifs. At each green spiral the glaze is cut through with a superimposed spiral to let the red body show through. (Sgrafitto technique). Condition: Good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Wayne Higby (American, born 1943). Bowl, ca. 1980. Earthenware, 3 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (8.3 x 24.8 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert Mehlman, 84.278. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.278_bw.jpg)
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