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Pottery by Frackelton

Art pottery jar and lid
Art pottery jar and lid
Decorated by Susan S. Frackelton, 1893
Stoneware with salt and brown glazes
1958.1318,a

Stoneware jar is globular-shaped with a straight neck. It is gray with a salt-glaze, and the interior and upper body are glazed dark brown. The neck and upper body are decorated with incised or stamped quatrefoils and dots. Applied festoon is swagged from the base of the neck to the lower body, and is painted blue. On the underside of the jar, "VIII", "S Frackelton", and "1893" are incised. Stoneware lid (a) is round with a button handle. It is gray with a salt-glaze, and the exterior is glazed dark brown. The top of the handle is painted blue. The top of the lid is incised with vines, and the rim is incised with hatchings.

Exhibited at the World's Columbian Expostion, Chicago, 1893. Jar is similar to 1958.1319. Donated in 1958 by Frackelton's daughter, Gladys F. Seely. West Bend Art Museum exhibited the jar in 2001.

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