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Decorative Arts

On View: Great Hall, 1st Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES mid 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 9 3/4 x 9 5/8 x 5 7/8 in. (24.8 x 24.4 x 14.9 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Great Hall, 1st Floor
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Carolyn T. Bowker from the Estate of R. R. Bowker
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION American. Pitcher, mid 19th century. Porcelain, 9 3/4 x 9 5/8 x 5 7/8 in. (24.8 x 24.4 x 14.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Carolyn T. Bowker from the Estate of R. R. Bowker, 34.1144. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE side, 34.1144_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White porcelain pitcher with vitreous glaze and gilded accents. Bulging cylindrical body with molded foot rim, large arching spout molded out of lip, applied, opposing C-shaped handle. Body and handle molded allover with cornstalks, gilded band around lip and foot rim.
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