19th or 20th century
8 1/2 x 9 x 5 1/2 in. (21.6 x 22.9 x 14 cm) (show scale)
on bottom, illegible ink stamp. Diamond with marking inside, See file
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Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Unknown. Pitcher, 19th or 20th century. Glazed earthenware, 8 1/2 x 9 x 5 1/2 in. (21.6 x 22.9 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1999.108.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.108.5.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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Pitcher, glazed earthenware. Yellow-ware body molded in tapering cylindrical form with short triangular spout and squared handle. Slight, plain molded band at rim and foot rim. At about one third from the top and a quarter from the bottom are two groups of incised lines. They consist of two straight lines on either side of a zigzag line. The pitcher has a translucent type of flint glaze streaked in a deep and vibrant blues, greens and oranges.
Condition: Overall good condition. Cracks visible on interior and exterior of base. Foot rim has abrasions from use.
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