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Jug

Pear-shaped body of reddish brown Honey-comb surface on body Pewter cover with initials GEV and the date 1674 engraved ontop above the maker's mark. Pewter band around base. Thumb-piece bent down. Maker's mark ISI below crown.

Marks

Maker's mark: ISI below crown

Credit Line

Bequest of Nathaniel T. Kidder

German, about 1674

Dimensions

9 7/8 to thumbpiece

Accession Number

RES.38.19

Medium or Technique

White clay; dark glaze: white on flowers pale celadon on body

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware