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

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.827

Places

Ohio (United States)