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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2017.219
People
Unidentified Maker
Title
Jug with the Apotheosis of George Washington
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 1800-1810
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/359513
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Creamware, black transfer printed
Dimensions
19.7 × 19 cm (7 3/4 × 7 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: side, in transferware design: APOTHEOSIS
  • inscription: side, under spout, in transferware design: E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • label: removed from bottom, white, rectangular, black ink: 419
  • label: removed from bottom, white, rectangular, black ballpoint ink: 5416-419 [red ballpoint ink scribble]
  • label: removed from bottom, round, blue, black ballpoint ink: EL
Provenance
Doris and Stanley Tananbaum, New York, sold [through Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, August 19, 2017, lot 704]; to Harvard Art Museums, 2017
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. Wallace St. Clair Jones, Class of 1905, by exchange
Accession Year
2017
Object Number
2017.219
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Property from the Collection of Doris & Stanley Tananbaum, auct. cat., Northeast Auctions (Portsmouth, New Hampshire, August 19, 2017), p. 61, lot 704, repr.

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