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Black basalt lamp. Boat-form on turned & fluted splayed foot screwed to square plinth with cut corners (broken). Robed classic woman sits with legs at sides of raised elliptical center, fluted, with knobbed lid, holding pitcher. Cylindrical wick in high prow. Sides with applied ornament. (usual...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

19th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

21.59 x 20.64 cm (8 1/2 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2718a-b

Medium or Technique

Stoneware (basaltware)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery