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Covered jug in form of an owl

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Vase-shaped body, white glaze with blue in overlapping scallops; suggestion of wings in modeling and longer strokes of color. Small strap handle at back, yellow legs and claws. Cylindrical neck concealed by domed head, ears and eyebrows modelled, eyes and protruding beak yellow with black.

Credit Line

Gift of Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc.

German, early 17th century

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

20.48 cm (8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.151a-b

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware