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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.





Earthenware, lead-glazed (creamware)


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 Line

Gift of Edith Cowles Poor, 2001

Object Number


Colors (Beta)

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