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On View: Decorative Art, 4th Floor
MEDIUM Earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: New City, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1927
    DIMENSIONS 10 3/8 x 9 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (26.4 x 23.8 x 23.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Scratched into surface of body between two bathers and again on underside of base: "HP (conjoined) / 27"
    SIGNATURE no signatuure
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Glazed orange body earthenware vase with sgraffito and slip decoration. Ovoid shape with short cylindrical neck. Decoration on body consists of six female nude bathers, trees, grass, and water. Green wavy and straight lines encircle shoulder. Colors mainly green and brown with some yellow on a cream ground. CONDITION: Good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Decorative Art, 4th Floor
    CAPTION Henry Varnum Poor (American, 1887–1970). Vase, ca. 1927. Earthenware, 10 3/8 x 9 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (26.4 x 23.8 x 23.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 66.73.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 66.73.11_view01_PS11.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 66.73.11_view01_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2022
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