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Puzzle Jug

Decorative Arts

On View: Cupola House, Pantry and Dining Hall, 4th Floor
MEDIUM Earthenware or Delft ware
DATES 1733
DIMENSIONS 7 x 4 1/2 in. (17.8 x 11.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS no marks
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS On front is the following inscription - “Here Gentlemen come try Yr Skill; / I'll hold a wager if you will; / That you don't drink this liquor all; / Without you Spill or lett some fall. / 1733"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Cupola House, Pantry and Dining Hall, 4th Floor
CREDIT LINE Bequest of H. Randolph Lever
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CAPTION Puzzle Jug, 1733. Earthenware or Delft ware, 7 x 4 1/2 in. (17.8 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of H. Randolph Lever, 64.80.40. Creative Commons-BY
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Puzzle Jug