Footed vase with large bowl with fluted, gold rim and green/gunmetal wash over yellow ground; incised patterns of body with flowers, leaves and Biloxi lighthouse within a circle


  • Title: Biloxi Lighthouse Pot
  • Creator: George E. Ohr
  • Creator Lifespan: July 12, 1857 - April 7, 1918
  • Creator Nationality: American
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Biloxi, Mississippi, United States of America
  • Creator Birth Place: Biloxi, Mississippi, United States of America
  • Date: Early 1890s - Late 1890s
  • Physical Dimensions: w8.5 x h9.25 x d8.5 in
  • Provenance: Purchased from a member of the Ohr family in 1997. The Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art acquired the piece from the purchaser with donated funds.
  • Type: Glazed ceramic pottery
  • Medium: Glazed ceramic
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings: Incised Biloxi, Ohr on bottom
  • Object Rights: Purchased with funds donated by Elizabeth Munro and the O'Keefe Family Foundation

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