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Covered Jar

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The raised spherical jar with an applied rim bears an abstracted repousséd and chased design of leaves and flowers. The base is supported by an applied splayed foot with an applied vertical foot rim. The gently sloped, bell-shaped lid rises to a malachite finial.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“HP” monogram and “HANDWROUGHT” and “STERLING,” in sans-serif letters, struck incuse in various locations on base.

Provenance

Retained by the artist until made a gift in 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry Petzal

Copyright

© Henry Petzal

1968

Object Place

Shrewsbury, New Jersey, United States

Dimensions

21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.418a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver; stone

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware