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Jar And Lid (USA), 1884

This is a Jar and lid. It was created by Maria Longworth Nichols 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

Impressed: ROOKWOOD / 1884 / R

Cite this object as

Jar And Lid (USA), 1884; Maria Longworth Nichols (American, 1849–1932); 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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