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Pie Plate

Decorative Arts

On View: American Identities: A New Look, Making Art: Centennial Era, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Earthenware
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 1823
    DIMENSIONS 2 3/8 x 12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (6 x 31.1 x 31.1 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Incised on base: "J.M.B. / 1823"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    ACCESSION NUMBER 56.5.11
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Huldah Cail Lorimer in memory of George Burford Lorimer
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION American. Pie Plate, 1823. Earthenware, 2 3/8 x 12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (6 x 31.1 x 31.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Huldah Cail Lorimer in memory of George Burford Lorimer, 56.5.11. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 56.5.11_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pie plate, sgraffito decoration, red earthenware, notched rim, incised decoration of the American flag an eagle with "Liberty" and dove with "Peace and Plenty" and pineapple in center with floral design on each side near rim. Condition: Rim nicked; glaze crazed.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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