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Vase Vase

This is a vase. It was designed by Joseph Bailey Sr. and manufactured by Rookwood Pottery and decorated by Charles John Dibowski. It is dated 1894 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 14.6 x 7.6 cm (5 3/4 x 3 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of vase: [1] “RP”, impressed with 8 flames (manufacturer’s and date mark; 1894) [2] “CJD/L”, incised, “CJD” (decorator’s mark), “L” is unexplained [3] “741C”, impressed, “741” (shape mark; 1894), “C” (size mark)* [4] “W”, (claybody mark; white clay) *The Shape Record Book notes that number 741 was cast and the ‘c size was first designed and made by Joseph Bailey, Sr., in June 1894

Cite this object as

Vase Vase; Designed by Joseph Bailey Sr. (American, d. 1898); USA; earthenware; H x diam.: 14.6 x 7.6 cm (5 3/4 x 3 in.); Gift of Marcia and William Goodman; 1984-84-10

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