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Vase

Catalogue Description:
Broad baluster shape with high shoulder and wide straight neck with gilt rim. White body, but entire exterior with dull pink ground. Applied thick gold paste decoration in various shades with asymmetrical Aesthetic Movement motives including a duck in flight at center on shoulder against gold sponged clouds and below a large plant with curving leaves. Back with similar, but simpler, gold paste vegetal design. Applied large white reticulated handles outlined in gold.


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