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Shape No. 469 Ewer, 1894

This is a Ewer. It was designed by Pitts Harrison Burt and decorated by Matthew Andrew Daly and manufactured by Rookwood Pottery and Gorham Manufacturing Company. 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.

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.: 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; Designed by Pitts Harrison Burt (American, 1837 - 1906); 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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