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Vase

Object Number: 
INV.12637
Date: 
1865-1880
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 7 x 5 1/2 in. ( 24.8 x 17.8 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed in script: on base: "Anthony / W. Bacher"
Description: 
Wheel-thrown baluster-shaped footed redware vase/flower container with 2 crooked handles, separated with outward turning termini; flaring clylindrical neck; applied on each side, in high relief, a large, 3-blossom floral sprig under a lustrous reddish-brown glaze.
Gallery Label: 

Anthony W. Baecher's earthenware vessels and figurines are recognized as some of the finest folk pottery produced in the Shenandoah Valley.

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group