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Monumental Urn

George E. OhrEarly 1890s - Early 1890s

Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art

Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art
Biloxi, Mississippi, United States

Largest known extant work executed by George E. Ohr, a bisque-fired urn with an unglazed clay body and figurative imagery and floral motifs in relief overall; constructed in three pieces

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  • Title: Monumental Urn
  • Creator: George E. Ohr
  • Date: Early 1890s - Early 1890s
  • Physical Dimensions: w18 x h61.5 in
  • Provenance: Acquired by art collector Martin Shack from the son of George Ohr, Biloxi, Mississippi in 1976
  • Type: Ceramic bisque pottery
  • Medium: Ceramic bisque
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings: Stamped on both sides Geo E Ohr Biloxi 1892
  • Object Rights: Gift of Martin and Estelle Shack

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