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Pear-shaped, creamware milk jug with a plain rim and projecting lip molded with a grotesque mask, a reeded, double intertwined strap handle with flower-and-leaf terminals, and a circular pedestal foot with rounded shoulders and a shallow foot ring. Shallow grooves run along the lower edge of the body and the shoulder of the foot. The molded elements are very indistinct. Pale cream body with a clear glaze having a yellow cast.

Date

1770-1800


Geography


Material/Technique

Earthenware, lead-glazed (creamware)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 4 1/4 in. x 3 7/8 in. x 2 in. (10.8 cm x 9.84 cm x 5.08 cm)


Credit

Gift of Edith Cowles Poor, 2001


Object Number

M-4102


Colors


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