7 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (19.1 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm) (show scale)
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Jamie Davis (American, born 1945). Covered Jar, ca. 1976. Ceramic, 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (19.1 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert J. Mehlman, 85.209a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 85.209a-b_bw.jpg)
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Jar (a) with cover (b), glazed raku earthenware. Spherical body sits on short foot ring. Foot ring and lowest band of body unglazed, charcoal grey. Above this is a wide band of buff glaze and at the shoulder is band of reserve ground decoration with unglazed charcoal grey scalloped reserved areas enclosing yellow glazed double triangles; green band below and brown and green band above with wide band of dark brown on upper shoulder; buff rim and bull interior. Lid (b) has buff glaze with band of dark brown and green at edge. Stepped finial in buff, brown and green.
CONDITION: Some crazing in glaze. Finial broken and repaired.
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