8 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (22.2 x 11.4 x 6.4 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Unknown. Jug, 19th century. Glazed earthenware, 8 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (22.2 x 11.4 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1999.108.32. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.108.32_side1.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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Jug, glazed earthenware. Flattened yellowware form with arched shoulders, single loop handle and cylindrical neck. The molded form has minimal decoration in relief. In the center, both back and front, is a Grecian type urn filled with overflowing flowers. The urn is set within a large arch, framed by an acanthus motif. The narrower sides have a vertical acanthus motif running from the base to three-quarters of the way up the jug. The overall color is mustard, with a brown manganese splattered over glaze.
Condition: Excellent overall condition. Minor abrasions to base from use. Stopper (cork?) missing.
Catalogued by J. Pineiro 2-22-2000
Entered by K. Weisbin 2-10-2005
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