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This pitcher has a raised design of plants that extends from the base up to the handle and spout.  The matte glaze ranges from brown to peach to red.
Markham Art Pottery
Pitcher
1904 – 1913
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. E. Thurston Thieme, from the collection of Professor and Mrs. Hugo Paul Thieme, March 26, 2007
2007/1.98
A stoneware globular bodied ewer with a narrow, flaring neck and dish-shaped mouth, a curved handle extending from the rim to the shoulder, a spout in the form of a chicken head, and two lug handles on the shoulder.  It is covered in a dark brown-black glaze. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Chicken Head Ewer
317 – 439
Gift of Ping and Zenobia Lee
2005/2.93

Iranian (Iranian)
Jug with wide cylindrical body and tall, tapered neck
12th century
Museum Purchase
1959/1.118
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The unglazed jug has a bulbous body with a narrow neck which is half the height of the body. A slight bulging occurs midway up the neck. A handle is joined to the neck below the lip and extends to the shoulder of the body. <br /><br />
A <em>Naskhi</em> Arabic inscription, worked in barbotine technique against a background of unordered small bosses and open circles, runs around the upper part of the body. <br />
 
Iranian (Iranian)
Jug, narrow neck, single handle, band of decorative inscriptions at shoulder
900 – 1199
Museum Purchase
1959/1.91
This small blown glass pitcher consists of bands of glass applied to the body of the vessel; as the pitcher was blown, the glass between the bands expanded, shaping the vessel into four lobes.
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Pitcher
1896 – 1900
University purchase 1930, transferred to the Museum of Art, 1972/2.226
1972/2.226
A tripod saki pitcher with a narrow spout that extends perpendicular from the base of the pitcher.
Hiroyuki Wakimoto (Japanese (culture or style))
Tripod Sake Pitcher
1980 – 2000
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew
2012/1.266

Syrian
Pitcher
1100 – 1299
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.151
Probably from the Iranian region of Rizaiyyah Plain (Urmia), this ceramic pitcher contains a lateral tube spout. It is unglazed.
Iranian (Iranian)
Pitcher with extended spout
Museum Purchase
1957/1.48
A stoneware globular ewer on a footring with a wide mouth and a straight, short thick spout on one side opposite a short, curved, protruding handle.  There are two cross-hatched curved appliques on opposing shoulders of the ewer.  It is covered in a straw-colored celadon glaze with underglaze iron oxide and suffused blue splashes. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Ewer
618 – 906
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1987/2.51
White glazed porcelain pitcher with two different black silhouette faces in profile, one on each side.
Kara Walker (American (North American))
Untitled
2014
Museum Purchase
2014/2.2

Lucas Van Leyden
Lot and His Daughters
1530
Museum Purchase
1953/1.49
Line drawing in felt tip marker on ivory ~ 10x13&rdquo; paper with shading. Woman&rsquo;s arm and dress filled in completely with black, as well as a pane of the stained glass window that she holds. The wall, pitcher, parts of the woman&rsquo;s head and shoulder covering and bodice, and cash register have been modeled in stylized &ldquo;half tone&rdquo; of zigzag separating white and black; shadows take the form of dense curlicues. The tablecloth bears splotches of black ink that were possibly made by blowing air on wet ink through a straw. The map has been filled in with ink drips and splatters.
Mark Kostabi (American (North American))
Progress of Beauty 2
1988
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the Nation Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
2008/2.238
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