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Bowl with Peacock Design

Accession Number
2005/2.58

Title
Bowl with Peacock Design

Artist(s)
Rookwood Pottery

Object Creation Date
1903

Medium & Support
stoneware with modeled matte green glaze

Dimensions
3 5/8 in. x 5 1/8 in. x 5 1/8 in. ( 9.2 cm x 13 cm x 13 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of G. Robina Quale-Leach

Subject matter
Rookwood Pottery, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, was the premiere American fine arts pottery from its foundation in 1880 through the 1930's. The early works were hand-painted but in the early twentieth century the pottery introduced its line of production ware, of which this is an example.

Physical Description
Vase has a rounded form and a matte green glaze. Molded and incised designs include a stylized peacock feather and zig-zag decoration on shoulder of vessel. Overall effect is of a simplified and sophisticated form.

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
vase

Rights
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Keywords
studio ceramics
vase
vases

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