This is a Compote. It was manufactured by George Jones & Sons, Ltd.. It is dated ca. 1875–85 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection.
Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 6.5 x 22.5 cm (2 9/16 x 8 7/8 in.)
It has the following markings
On base: impressed illegible mark; in red overglaze: "7901 / 6"; in brown underglaze: "CJ" conjoined over a crescent moon with: "AND SON" / stamp in rhomboid: "IV / 19 / 21 Rd K / I"
Cite this object as
Overton Compote; Manufactured by George Jones & Sons, Ltd. ; England; glazed earthenware; H x diam.: 6.5 x 22.5 cm (2 9/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection; 1999-42-7