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What is this?

White clay body, thrown. Cylindrical body, tapering upward, waisted below bulbous shoulder, truncated neck; no foot. Decorated in silhouette around body with scene of Indian encampment along river bank. Design of two teepees among trees in foreground with figures of Indians doing various activities--gathering wood and twigs, cooking, etc. Across river more teepees. Bottom third of body mottled dark green and brown. Lower sky and river subtly shaded orange into pale yellow, upper sky shading into blue-green. Figures, teepees and foliage in shades of brown and dark green. Interior, white, glazed; bottom glazed. Allover vellum glaze, cracklature.

This is a vase from United States. It is dated 1909 and we acquired it in 1984. Gift of Marcia and William Goodman. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

glazed stoneware

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 34.7 x 16.5 cm (13 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

All on underside: artist's monogram incised: "E.T.H." underglaze; "V" impressed underglaze; "RP" cipher with 14 flames; "IX" beneath "1659 B/V" underglaze; "1659B" underglaze.

This object was manufactured by Rookwood Pottery and decorated by Edward Timothy Hurley

This object was catalogued by Vance Koehler and donated by William Goodman and Marcia Goodman

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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