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Cream Pitcher, from a tea set


William Ernst Hentschel ; Rookwood Pottery



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Cream Pitcher, from a tea set, William Ernst Hentschel      ;    Rookwood Pottery
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Vellum-glazed earthenware
Size: H.2-3/16 x W.4-7/16 x D.3-3/4 in.
Creation Place: North America, United States, Ohio, Cincinnati
Culture: North America, United States, Ohio
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Stamps; Inscriptions 'R [backwards] P' with radiating lines, stamped on bottom; 'X/770/V', stamped, below logo; 'WEH', incised, on bottom; '259', in red, on bottom
Physical Description: blue and pink glaze with 6 Art Nouveau-style applied and incised flowers; body flares out to wide base; downward curve in handle near bottom
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Marion and Lila Nelson
Accession Number: 99.220.2
Rights: Copyright the artist, artist's estate, or assignees
Artist: Rookwood Pottery, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1881-1967
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Cincinnati, Ohio, 1881-1967

Artist: William Hentschel, American, 1892 - 1962
Role: Designer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1892 - 1962
Added to Site: February 28, 2009