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Lidded Jar with Full Moon and Birds Jar

This is a jar. It was decorated by Maria Longworth Nichols and Matthew Andrew Daly and manufactured by Rookwood Pottery. It is dated 1884 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.: 11 x 8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of jar: [1] “ROOKWOOD”, impressed (manufacturer’s mark, 1882-1886) [2] “1884”, impressed (date mark; 1884) [3] “R”, impressed (claybody mark; red earthenware)

Cite this object as

Lidded Jar with Full Moon and Birds Jar; Manufactured by Rookwood Pottery (United States); USA; earthenware; H x diam.: 11 x 8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.); Gift of Marcia and William Goodman; 1984-84-15-a,b

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