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Shape No. 469 Ewer, 1894

This is a Ewer. It was manufactured by Rookwood Pottery. It is dated 1894 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is glazed thrown earthenware, enamel-painted and fired decoration, pierced and engraved silver overlay. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Marcia and William Goodman.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 54.6 x 21.3 cm (21 1/2 x 8 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside: incised artist's monogram: "MAD"; impressed cipher: "RP" with 8 flames, "496 XX/W"; on underside rim, silver mount impressed: "999/1000 FINE GORHAM MFG CO." (Faint double hit causes "999" to appear as "888").

Cite this object as

Shape No. 469 Ewer, 1894; Manufactured by Rookwood Pottery (United States); USA (pottery); glazed thrown earthenware, enamel-painted and fired decoration, pierced and engraved silver overlay; H x diam.: 54.6 x 21.3 cm (21 1/2 x 8 3/8 in.); Gift of Marcia and William Goodman; 1984-84-9

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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