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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1920.44.55
Title
Pitcher
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Cyprus
Culture
Cypriot
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/292924
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Dimensions
14.5 x 6.7 cm (5 11/16 x 2 5/8 in.)
Provenance
Miss Elizabeth Gaskell Norton, Boston, MA and Miss Margaret Norton, Cambridge, MA (by 1920), gift; to the Fogg Museum, 1920.

Note: The Misses Norton were daughters of Charles Elliot Norton (1827-1908).
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Misses Norton
Accession Year
1920
Object Number
1920.44.55
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Small pitcher, broken and mended, with trefoil mouth. Red with black decoration. Small concentric circles parallel with the base of the handle. Two sets of broad bands within narrow bands between them at the full point of the body. Three large concentric circle designs below the stripes. Bottom reads "Cyprus 1874"

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