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Jar

1700–1750

Tin-glazed earthenware

10 1/2 × 8 5/8 in. (26.7 × 21.8 cm) rim: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm) foot: 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Friends of American Arts Acquisition Fund
2019.65.1
Geography: 
Made in Puebla, Mexico
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexican
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Emily Johnston De Forest (1851–1942) and Robert Weeks De Forest (1848–1931), New York, by 1911; by descent in their family; consigned to Nye and Company, Bloomfield, New Jersey, July 25, 2018, lot 540; sold to Robert Simon Fine Art, New York

Bibliography: 

Edwin AtLee Barber, Catalogue of the Mexican Maiolica Belonging to Mrs. Robert W. De Forest by the Hispanic Society of America, exh. cat. (New York: Hispanic Society, 1911), 24, no. 9, pl. 4 (left).

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