Grace Young (American, 1869-1947). <em>Vase, Chief Shavehead</em>, ca. 1899. Glazed earthenware, 15 1/2 x 6 x 6 in.  (39.4 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lewis, 84.176.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.176.4_SL1.jpg)

Vase, Chief Shavehead

Artist:Grace YoungRookwood Pottery Company

Medium: Glazed earthenware

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1899

Dimensions: 15 1/2 x 6 x 6 in. (39.4 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H28, 2D

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 84.176.4

Image: 84.176.4_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Slender oviform vase with flared neck decorated with portrait of an Indian brave in profile wearing full-feathered headdress and striped blanket in shades of ochre, green, brown and deep orange, on a dark brown ground. CONDITION: Drilled. Some scratches to glaze, especially lower part of Indian.

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