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MEDIUM White-bodied porcelain
  • Place Manufactured: Worcester, England
  • DATES 1877
    DIMENSIONS 6 5/8 x 6 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. (16.8 x 16.8 x 6.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On base: Company logo printed in puce with '77'; gilt hand-written lower-case letters 'cn'.
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). Vase, 1877. White-bodied porcelain, 6 5/8 x 6 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. (16.8 x 16.8 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.1. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 1999.152.1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Vase, white-bodied porcelain with gilt and polychrome decoration, flattened circular body raised on four brown and gilt molded scroll feet; the body molded with a central scene of a bronzed and gilded monkey sitting on a flowering tree against a yellow ground within a red and gilt foliate pattern; a pierced and serrated applied molded border on each side of the three openings on top; the reverse central scene molded and decorated in a similar but abbreviated fashion. Condition: Very good
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