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Moon flask

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (1759–present)
Manner of Christopher Dresser (British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
ca. 1873
British, Staffordshire
Glazed pottery
Height: 12 1/16 in. (30.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Gifts, 1991
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
The factory records describe this as a Flemish pilgrim bottle with an Indian center.
[ The Fine Art Society , London, until 1991; sold to MMA ]
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