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1959

  • We acquired this object.

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Urn (France), ca. 1735

This is a urn. It was manufactured by Clerissy Workshop, Moustiers, France and Clerissy Factory. It is dated ca. 1735 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is tin-glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Catharine Oglesby and catalogued by Rebekah Pollock. It is credited Gift of Catharine Oglesby.

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Urn
  • silver.
  • Gift of Mrs. Jefferson Patterson.
  • 1981-13-25-a,b
  • Tall Green Bloom Urn, 2012
  • 3d-printed nylon.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Elizabeth and Lee Ainslie and from General....
  • 2013-53-1
  • Urn, ca. 1780
  • tin-glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.
  • 2017-20-4

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 23 x 27.2 x 21.2 cm (9 1/16 x 10 11/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

none

Cite this object as

Urn (France), ca. 1735; Manufactured by Clérissy Factory, Moustiers, France ; tin-glazed earthenware; H x W x D: 23 x 27.2 x 21.2 cm (9 1/16 x 10 11/16 x 8 3/8 in.); Gift of Catharine Oglesby; 1959-89-1

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