Landscape with Snowcapped Mountains

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White clay body, cast. Rectangular plaque set in plain oak frame. Underglaze decorated with scene of snow-covered mountains with cluster of tall pine trees on right; trees fill middle ground. Label on back of frame identifies these mountains as the Cascade Range in Washington. Trees in greens and browns, mountains in grays and white. Sky shading from a peach into blue-green. Vellum glaze on front, cracklature. Back and sides not glazed.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Artist
Sara Sax, American, 1870–1949
Manufacturer
Rookwood Pottery, American, 1880 - 1967
Credit Line
Gift of Marcia and William Goodman
Medium
Glazed stoneware
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
made in
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
1918
Type
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Object Name
Scenic plaque
Type
Scenic plaque
Accession Number
1984-84-20