Details
Image number
PHL433923
Title
Face vessel, c.1860-70 (glazed stoneware)
Artist
American School, (19th century) / American
Location
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, PA, USA
Medium
glazed stoneware
Date
c. 1860 AD - 1870 AD (C19th AD)
Dimensions
19x19.7 cms
Description
Made in Palmetto Fire Brick Works, Bath, South Carolina. This face jug, used for water storage, exhibits strong African design precedence, and was probably produced by an enslaved potter in the rural South.
Photo credit
© Philadelphia Museum of Art / Gift of Edward Russell Jones, 1904 / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ face / slavery / jug / ceramic / earthenware / pottery / vessel
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