Ewer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1882

GUSN

GUSN-5521

Description

Jug with flat base, two flattened sides, short neck, narrow lip, and applied C-shaped handle; Exterior decoration of black birds against a green sky and black bamboo.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ewers (vessels)
bamboo (material)
ceramic (material)
bamboo (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
Unidentified Ceramic
Bird
Bamboo
PITCHER

Inscription

Marks: impressed anchor extremely rare Rookwood mark, impressed, ""ROOKWOOD/1882/R"" (""R"" signifies a red clay body); impressed ""60""; incised ""A.R.V."" for potter.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Rookwood Pottery (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Dimensions

4.75 (H), 1.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.827

Places

Ohio (United States)