early 20th century
5 x 6 1/2 x 5 in. (12.7 x 16.5 x 12.7 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Robert J. Mehlman
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Unknown. Pitcher, early 20th century. Glazed earthenware, 5 x 6 1/2 x 5 in. (12.7 x 16.5 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert J. Mehlman, 1992.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1992.4_bw.jpg)
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Pitcher, white earthenware with green glaze. Squat, globular form with incurving neck flares to scalloped rim with short, down-turned spout and rests on four bracket feet. Molded, D-shaped handle with stylized acanthus at thumb rest and each juncture and paneled sided on handle. Molded decoration on the pitcher includes a border of short, incised lines around rim; stylized acanthus on each foot; a midband comprising long-tailed birds facing a flattened urn amidst foliage.
CONDITION - Undamaged.
With green glaze
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