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Jug

Stoneware; decorated with scrolls in dark blue with incised outlines, and incised fan-shaped and zig-zag designs like those originating at Meckenheim and Grenzhausen; the cover has been broken off and is missing.

Inscription

Incised "43" on base

Provenance

1908, gift of the estate of Mrs. Isaphene M. Wheelwright through William Lawrence Underwood to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of the estate of Mrs. Isaphene M. Wheelwright

German (Westerwald), 18th century

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

08.7

Medium or Technique

Salt-glazed stoneware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware