Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Ltd. (founded 1759). Vase, ca. 1790. Basalt (stoneware), 20 1/2 × 10 1/2 × 10 1/2 in. (52.1 × 26.7 × 26.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Emily Winthrop Miles, 56.192.30a. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 56.192.30a_PS9.jpg)
overall, 56.192.30a_PS9.jpg., 2019
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What is this made of?
Black basalt, a common volcanic rock formed from the rapid cooling of basaltic lava.