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Description

Hand-thrown gray, salt-glazed mug with narrow neck, wide belly, narrow base, and a c-shaped handle. Neck decorated with shallow turned rings and two cobalt stripes. Main motif on belly is applied, impressed cartouche with initials "GR" filled with cobalt. Jagged incised lines surround cartouche and are filled with cobalt. Remaineder of belly decorated with curvilinear incised lines filled with cobalt. Blue cobalt stripe just above base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"GR" (Cartouche filled in)
Material
cobalt blue (pigment)
salt glaze
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
cobalt blue (pigment)
Mug
mugs
salt glaze
stoneware (pottery)
stripes
Dimensions
8 5/8 (H), 4 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.622
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
175275

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