Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
7 7/8 x 7 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. (20 x 18.1 x 18.1 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside: "ROH / 1930 / [Cowan mark]"
In light green paint on underside: "H 21 / [very faint lettering, could be 5.00] / $15.00"
In pencil on underside of footrim: "H 21"
H. Randolph Lever Fund
Earthenware, lead-glaze. Footed ovoid-shaped vase with slightly flaring lip. The exterior glaze is gray-black with semi-matte finish with white sgraffito decoration of intersecting circles and curving lines. The interior is glazed in gray with brown undertones. The underside of the vase is iron red pottery with circular tooling marks.
CONDITION: Good, a few glaze imperfections.
Cowan Pottery. Vase, ca. 1930. Earthenware, lead-glaze, 7 7/8 x 7 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. (20 x 18.1 x 18.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 72.40.25. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 72.40.25_bw.jpg)
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