1952.0054 Sag Harbor sgraffito slipware jar
  • 1952.0054 Sag Harbor sgraffito slipware jar
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Jar

  • Category:

    Ceramics

  • Place of Origin:

    Sag Harbor, Suffolk, New York, Long Island, United States, North America

  • Materials:

    Earthenware (slipware, redware); Lead glaze

  • Techniques:

    Thrown, Slip decorated, Sgraffito, Pulled

  • Museum Object Number:

    1952.0054


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1952.0054

Object Name

Jar

Category

Ceramics

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Sag Harbor, Suffolk, New York, Long Island, United States, North America

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Outer wall; Incised sgrafitto decoration on opposite sides of the jar. One side reads " Mr Silas Ruiment (?)/ Sag-Harbour-Long- Island/ Octr 7 1800" and the other "We know the right/ And yet the wrong we do/ We know the wrong/ And yet the wrong pursue"

Materials

Earthenware (slipware, redware); Lead glaze

Techniques

Thrown, Slip decorated, Sgraffito, Pulled

Dimensions (inches)

12.5 (H) , 9.5 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

31.75 (H) , 24.13 (W)

Object Description

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