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Jar

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MAKER Abraham Mead
MEDIUM Stoneware
DATES 1791
DIMENSIONS 6 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (15.9 x 14 x 14 cm) Diameter of opening: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Painted on front in black slip: "H [four dots in shape of diamond] L / [horizontal line] 1791"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 42.345
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Luke Vincent Lockwood
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Abraham Mead. Jar, 1791. Stoneware, 6 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (15.9 x 14 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Luke Vincent Lockwood, 42.345. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 42.345_view1_bw.jpg)
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Gray stoneware jar with saltglaze; ovoid body with molded rings in low relief around shoulder below short neck that flares out into wide mouth; fish scale (or grapes) decoration painted in black slip on either side of inscription. CONDITION: Good.
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