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Vase

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Manufactured: Worcester, England
  • DATES ca. 1880
    DIMENSIONS 5 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. (13.3 x 9.2 x 4.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Company logo printed in brown below oval mark which reads around edge 'MANUFACTURED BY THE WORCESTER ROYAL PORCELAIN CÂș.' In center 'FOR/RICHARD BRIGGS/BOSTON'; incised Co. logo; applied rectangular white-paper tag with no. '5897'.
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.6
    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, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 5 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. (13.3 x 9.2 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.152.6_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 1999.152.6_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Vase, white-bodied porcelain, moon-shaped; the front painted with polychrome enamels in the Chinese taste with a large exotic bird with turned-head and out-stretched wings perched on a rock surrounded by flowering plants against a turquoise ground, the reverse painted in a similar but abbreviated fashion; the elongated neck flanked by small, scalloped-shaped gilt handles. Condition: Very good.
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    Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). <em>Vase</em>, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 5 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. (13.3 x 9.2 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.152.6_bw.jpg)