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Catalog Number 2007.013.0001
Collection History Collection
Object Name Container
Place of Origin United States/New York/Long Island/Levittown
Maker Rhame, Dorothy
Artist Rhame, Dorothy
Date 1951
Material Ceramic/paint
Dimensions H-2.75 W-3.125 D-3.25 inches
Notes Ceramic container with illustrations from Levittown ranch home. Four-sided, rectangular vessel, creamy white. Painted scenes on all four sides: 1) ranch house with clumps of grass, stone walkway to door, house is green with a blue roof, written on left is "Rhame"; above house is "Jan. 10, 1950." 2) members of the Rhame family: "Kathy, Billy, Dolly Bill." Bicycles and a car. 3) A bee hive, written upside down is "Gin Rummy." 4) icons of drinking: "Purity" over a cup; "Body" beside a beer glass;"Flavor" beside a liquor barrel.
Credit line Gift of Katharine Rhame Sanislo and William H. Rhame, Jr., 2007.