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Ewer

Maker:
Josiah Wedgwood (British, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent 1730–1795 Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent)
Modeler:
John Flaxman (British, York 1755–1826 London)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
British, Etruria, Staffordshire
Medium:
Black basalt ware
Dimensions:
Height: 15 3/4 in. (40 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin Birnbaum, 1943
Accession Number:
43.133.1
Not on view
Marking: Impressed on base: [1] WEDGWOOD; [2] A; [3] >

Scratched on base: 236
reputedly the family of Whitney Warren (given to Mr. Birnbaum by a member of the Warren family) ; Martin Birnbaum (until 1943; to MMA)
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