Brooklyn Museum - Ceramics Photos

The Brooklyn Museum traces the development of American and some European ceramics, porcelain and pottery. Of note, the Museum displays a large collection of antique pitchers.

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Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building with modern entrance. Brooklyn, NY.Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building plus modern entrance. Brooklyn, NY.Collection of ceramic pitchers at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware punch bowl with anti-slave slogan attrib Cornelius Paulus at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building (1895) with modern entrance (2004). Brooklyn, NY.Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building (1895) plus modern entrance. Brooklyn, NY. Architect: McKim, Mead & White.Collection of ceramic pitchers at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware punch bowl with anti-slave slogan (1792) attrib Cornelius Paulus at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Lowestoft Porcelain teapot from England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ceramic tea pot with image of George Washington at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware pitcher from Staffordshire or Liverpool, England with design of independent American map & George Washington at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware pitcher from Staffordshire or Liverpool, England with design of American sailing ship Fame at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Lowestoft Porcelain teapot (c1765) from England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ceramic tea pot with image of George Washington at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware pitcher (c1790) from Staffordshire or Liverpool, England with design of independent American map & George Washington at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware pitcher (c1805) from Staffordshire or Liverpool, England with design of American sailing ship Fame at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Earthenware pitcher from Staffordshire, England with design of American sailing ship at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware silver luster pitcher from Henry Powell of England with design of Masonic symbols at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Niagara Falls porcelain pitcher by United States Pottery Co. of Bennington, VT at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Peekskill Landing, Hudson River earthenware teapot by William Ridgway & Co. of Hanley, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Earthenware pitcher (c1830) from Staffordshire, England with design of American sailing ship at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware silver luster pitcher (c1830) from Henry Powell of England with design of Masonic symbols at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Niagara Falls porcelain pitcher (c1855) by United States Pottery Co. of Bennington, VT at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Peekskill Landing, Hudson River earthenware teapot (c1845) by William Ridgway & Co. of Hanley, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Landing of General Lafayette at Castle Garden, NY earthenware pitcher attrib. to Jersey City Pottery Co., NJ at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Longfellow earthenware pitcher by Wedgwood of Staffordshire, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Firefighter earthenware pitcher by Salamander Works of New York City at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.American earthenware creamer in shape of cow at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Landing of General Lafayette at Castle Garden, NY earthenware pitcher (c1850) attrib. to Jersey City Pottery Co., NJ at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Longfellow earthenware pitcher (c1880) by Wedgwood of Staffordshire, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Firefighter earthenware pitcher (c1840) by Salamander Works of New York City at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.American earthenware creamer in shape of cow (c1850) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
American earthenware pitcher at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware pitcher with steamboat design by George E. Ohr of Biloxi, MS at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Pitcher depicting Bret Harte poem by Karl L.H. Müller made by Union Porcelain Works, Greenpoint, Brooklyn at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Chocolate pot by Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. of Worcester, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
American earthenware pitcher (c1850) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware pitcher with steamboat design (c1890) by George E. Ohr of Biloxi, MS at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Pitcher depicting Bret Harte poem (c1875) by Karl L.H. Müller made by Union Porcelain Works, Greenpoint, Brooklyn at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Chocolate pot (c1884-9) by Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. of Worcester, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Earthenware pitcher by J.B. Owens of Zanesville, OH at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware vase with Indian face by Grace Young made by Rookwood Pottery Co., Cincinnati, OH at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware vase by Sabina Elliott Wells of Newcomb Pottery, New Orleans, LA at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ewer by Faience Manuf. Co. of Brooklyn at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Earthenware pitcher (c1896-1908) by J.B. Owens of Zanesville, OH at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware vase with Indian face (c1899) by Grace Young made by Rookwood Pottery Co., Cincinnati, OH at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware vase (1902-4) by Sabina Elliott Wells of Newcomb Pottery, New Orleans, LA at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ewer (1886-90) by Faience Manuf. Co. of Brooklyn at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Earthenware pitcher by Russel Wright for Steubenville Pottery, OH at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Porcelain vase painted with image of Thomas Jefferson from France or Italy at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Porcelain vase painted with image of John Adams from France or Italy at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Biscuit porcelain portrait plaque of Benjamin Franklin by William Hackwood of England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Earthenware pitcher (c1938) by Russel Wright for Steubenville Pottery, OH at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Porcelain vase painted with image of Thomas Jefferson (c1810) from France or Italy at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Porcelain vase painted with image of John Adams (c1810) from France or Italy at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Biscuit porcelain portrait plaque of Benjamin Franklin (1777-9) by William Hackwood of England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Biscuit porcelain portrait plaque of Sir Isaac Newton by William Hackwood of England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Biscuit porcelain portrait plaque of Dr. Joseph Priestly by Giuseppe Ceracchi at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Niagara Falls earthenware platter by Enoch Wood & Sons of Stoke-on-Trent, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Baltimore & Ohio Railroad earthenware plate by Enoch Wood & Sons of Stoke-on-Trent, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Biscuit porcelain portrait plaque of Sir Isaac Newton (1777-9) by William Hackwood of England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Biscuit porcelain portrait plaque of Dr. Joseph Priestly (1779) by Giuseppe Ceracchi at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Niagara Falls earthenware platter (c1840) by Enoch Wood & Sons of Stoke-on-Trent, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Baltimore & Ohio Railroad earthenware plate (c1840) by Enoch Wood & Sons of Stoke-on-Trent, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Natural Bridge, Virginia earthenware plate by Enoch Wood & Sons of Stoke-on-Trent, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Abraham Lincoln paperweight rile by Mosaic Tile Co. of Zanesville, OH at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Century Vase created for U.S. Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia by Karl L.H. Müller made by Union Porcelain Works, Greenpoint, Brooklyn at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Eagle detail on Century Vase by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Natural Bridge, Virginia earthenware plate (c1840) by Enoch Wood & Sons of Stoke-on-Trent, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Abraham Lincoln paperweight rile (early 20th C) by Mosaic Tile Co. of Zanesville, OH at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Century Vase (1876) created for U.S. Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia by Karl L.H. Müller made by Union Porcelain Works, Greenpoint, Brooklyn at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Eagle detail on Century Vase (1876) by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
George Washington profile detail on Century Vase by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Buffalo, sewing machine & Washington details on Century Vase by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Native American with teepee detail on Century Vase by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Steamboat & western settlement details on Century Vase by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
George Washington profile detail on Century Vase (1876) by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Buffalo, sewing machine & Washington details on Century Vase (1876) by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Native American with teepee detail on Century Vase (1876) by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Steamboat & western settlement details on Century Vase (1876) by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Seed planting & harvesting detail on Century Vase by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Mining & Boston tea party details on Century Vase by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Pottery-making detail on Century Vase by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware art tiles by J.&J.G. Low Art Tile Works of Chelsea, MA & International Tile Co. of Brooklyn at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Seed planting & harvesting detail on Century Vase (1876) by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Mining & Boston tea party details on Century Vase (1876) by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Pottery-making detail on Century Vase (1876) by Karl L.H. Müller of Union Porcelain Works at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Earthenware art tiles (c1880s) by J.&J.G. Low Art Tile Works of Chelsea, MA (above) & International Tile Co. of Brooklyn (below) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Earthenware art tiles by Isaac Broome made by Beaver Falls Art Tile Co., PA at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.


Earthenware art tiles (1886-1910) by Isaac Broome made by Beaver Falls Art Tile Co., PA at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.



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