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Jug Jug, 1891

This is a jug. It was designed by William Watts Taylor and decorated by Matthew Andrew Daly and manufactured by Rookwood Pottery. It is dated 1891 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Spooky Pottery!.

This object was donated by William Goodman and Marcia Goodman. It is credited Gift of Marcia and William Goodman.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 19.6 x 15 cm (7 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Impressed: RP cipher with five flames / 512 / S; incised artist's monogram MAD / L [slash mark is part of monogram].

Cite this object as

Jug Jug, 1891; Designed by William Watts Taylor (American, 1847-1913); USA; glazed earthenware; H x diam.: 19.6 x 15 cm (7 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Gift of Marcia and William Goodman; 1984-84-8

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