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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Stoneware
DATES ca. 1924
DIMENSIONS 2 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (7 x 15.9 x 15.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Incised on underside of base: circle with square inside / "Walters" / "19<24" / illegible pictograph (bird?)
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Tessim Zorach
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CAPTION Bowl, ca. 1924. Stoneware, 2 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (7 x 15.9 x 15.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Tessim Zorach, 74.1.2. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 74.1.2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round stoneware bowl raised on small unglazed foot. Turquoise blue glaze with design of dark blue. The interior has a circular floral medallion at center of bowl. The rest of the bowl is decorated with circular bands in a floral motif. Rim is dark blue. The exterior has similar decoration to the interior with two circular bands of floral design. CONDITION: Good; several small pitted marks on interior of bowl (probably result of glaze firing). Glze chipped in five places on foot and on rim.
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