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Object Name: Jar
Date: 1650-1750
Medium: Tin-glazed earthenware
Dimensions: Overall: 2 7/8 in. × 2 3/8 in. (7.3 × 6 cm)
Place made: Europe
Probably: Italy
Description: One of two molded baluster shaped tin-glazed earthenware jars decorated in blue underglaze with loosely painted flowers and leaves.
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Fenwick Beekman
Object Number: 1954.22b
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Gallery Label:

These could possibly be dry-drug jars.

Bibliography:

Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 300-1

Exhibitions:

"Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margarita van Varick," Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY, September 18, 2009-January 24, 2010.