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Yeast Jar

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Stoneware
DATES late 19th century
DIMENSIONS 13 3/16 x 15 in. (33.5 x 38.1 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On shoulder impressed: "CHARLES GRAHAM/ CHEMICAL/ POTTERY WORKS/ BROOKLYN, N.Y."
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 58.3
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Jerome Levy Foundation
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Charles Graham Chemical Pottery Works (1878-ca. 1913). Yeast Jar, late 19th century. Stoneware, 13 3/16 x 15 in. (33.5 x 38.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Jerome Levy Foundation, 58.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.58.3.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.58.3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION A rounded stoneware vessel with irregular speckled brown glaze, the wide top tapered towards the bottom and terminates in a simple round foot. The convex top with three evenly-spaced round openings with short cylindrical necks, terminating in folded rims. CONDITION: Overall good condition.
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