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Storage Jar


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Description Large jars for storing grain and other food stuffs were a fixture in Spanish households. The pattern of the "pardalot" (a fanciful bird) with leaves and various stylized animals appears often on 17th-century lusterware from the Valencian town of Manises. This pattern was also used to decorate plates, cups, bowls, and flowerpots.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911

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Period
ca. 1625-1700
Medium
earthenware with tin glaze and luster decoration
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1184
Measurements
18 11/16 x 13 3/4 in. (47.4 x 35 cm)
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