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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Stoneware
DATES 1793–1796
DIMENSIONS 15 1/8 x 10 x 10 in. (38.4 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm) Diameter of base: 5 in. (12.7 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped on shoulder: "BOSTON / [blue circle]"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
CREDIT LINE Gift of Allison C. Paulsen in memory of Arthur W. Clement
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pyriform shape, stoneware jug with handle. Narrow mouth, sloping neck, two impressed bands define shoulder, body tapers to narrow base. Top of handle attached at neck. Blue underglaze decoration of ship and blue line around ends of handle. Shoulder defined by two impressed hands. CONDITION - Mouth broken, bottom chipped.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Attributed to Jonathan Fenton. Jug, 1793–1796. Stoneware, 15 1/8 x 10 x 10 in. (38.4 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Allison C. Paulsen in memory of Arthur W. Clement, 78.242.33. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 78.242.33_bw.jpg)
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