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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Stoneware
DATES ca. 1860
DIMENSIONS 9 5/8 x 9 1/2 x 8 in. (24.4 x 24.1 x 20.3 cm) Diameter of base: 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Arthur W. Clement
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CAPTION American. Jar, ca. 1860. Stoneware, 9 5/8 x 9 1/2 x 8 in. (24.4 x 24.1 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arthur W. Clement, 43.128.181. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 43.128.181_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 43.128.181_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Oval shape, stoneware jar with flaring and fluted mouth; blue glazed body with relief decoration of oak leaves, acorns, and branches in gray color; two projecting handles molded into shape of cut tree trunks are attached at sides and extend down curve of body; ringed foot rim. CONDITION: Base chipped, part of leaf and an acorn missing.
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