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  • Josephine E. Zettel
    Rookwood Pottery
    active 1880–1967
  • ewer, 1896
  • Where object was made: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
  • earthenware, glazing, underglazing
  • Object Height/Width: 23 x 9.8 cm
    Object Height/Width: 9 1/16 x 3 7/8 in
  • Gift of Miss Helen Rhoda Hoopes
  • Not on display
  • 1934.0003

Earthenware ewer with a slender neck and flared mouth. The ewer is covered with a brownish glaze which shades from orange-brown at the bottom to a yellow-brown at the top. The ewer has an underglaze decoration of holly. The handle is broken off.