This is a Vase. It was potter: Joseph Fortune Meyer and manufactured by Newcomb Pottery and decorated by Maria de Hoa LeBlanc. It is dated ca. 1901 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
H x Diam: 16.2 x 16.2 cm (6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in.) Diam (top): 12.7 cm (5 in.)
It has the following markings
Paper label (red and buff) attached to bottom, with faint pencil notations.
It is signed
On bottom, underglazed, in blue brush: M.H.L. and B1 57.
It is inscribed
Impressed underglaze on bottom: conjointed JM, !, and NC cipher of N within C for Newcomb College.
Cite this object as
Vase (USA); Potter: Joseph Fortune Meyer (1848 – 1931); glazed earthenware; H x Diam: 16.2 x 16.2 cm (6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in.) Diam (top): 12.7 cm (5 in.); Gift of Marcia and William Goodman; 1983-88-21