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Vase

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: New City, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1927
    DIMENSIONS 10 3/8 x 9 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (26.4 x 23.8 x 23.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Scratched into surface of body between two bathers and again on underside of base: "HP (conjoined) / 27"
    SIGNATURE no signatuure
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 66.73.11
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Henry Varnum Poor (American, 1887-1970). Vase, ca. 1927. Glazed earthenware, 10 3/8 x 9 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (26.4 x 23.8 x 23.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 66.73.11. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 66.73.11_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Glazed orange body earthenware vase with sgraffito and slip decoration. Ovoid shape with short cylindrical neck. Decoration on body consists of six female nude bathers, trees, grass, and water. Green wavy and straight lines encircle shoulder. Colors mainly green and brown with some yellow on a cream ground. CONDITION: Good.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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