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Vase (USA)

This is a vase. It was decorated by Sara Sax and manufactured by Rookwood Pottery. It is dated 1917 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Harry C. Sigman.

  • Bowl (Persia, Kashan)
  • glazed earthenware.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Georgiana L. McClellan.
  • 1956-109-2

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 27.7 × 12 cm (10 7/8 × 4 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks on base, stamped; Rookwood reversed R back to back with P insignia with 16 flames, over "XVII" above "956C," as well as the insignia of the artist- a large "S" with end curling into an "x."

Cite this object as

Vase (USA); Decorated by Sara Sax (American, 1870–1949); Manufactured by Rookwood Pottery (United States); earthenware; H x diam.: 27.7 × 12 cm (10 7/8 × 4 3/4 in.); Gift of Harry C. Sigman; 2013-21-40

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