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The thrown baluster-shaped jug has a straight-sided neck with a slightly extended spout above double bands of ribbing and a pinched waist, which flares to a wide shoulder. The bulbous body tapers from the shoulder to a band of triple ribbing, which joins the foot to the body of the jug. A high...

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(1) on base, incised: five parallel lines (2) on inside of lid, struck: town mark of Leeuwarden, date letter b for 1653, maker's mark AB conjoined for Augustinus Brunsvelt (3) on underside of silver thumbpiece, engraved: five parallel lines (4) on base, incised: V


1983, gift of Rita and Frits Markus of New York and Chatham, Massachusetts. (Accession date: January 18, 1984)

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

Wine pitcher

Dutch (Delft), about 1650

Object Place

Delft, The Netherlands


Overall: 24.2 x 14cm (9 1/2 x 5 1/2in.) Other (Without cover): 22.4cm (8 13/16in.) Other (at base): 9.4cm (3 11/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with silver lid and foot rim




Ceramics, Pottery