Decorative Arts and Design
5 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. (13.3 x 9.2 x 4.4 cm) (show scale)
Company logo printed in brown below oval mark which reads around edge 'MANUFACTURED BY THE WORCESTER ROYAL PORCELAIN Cº.' In center 'FOR/RICHARD BRIGGS/BOSTON'; incised Co. logo; applied rectangular white-paper tag with no. '5897'.
Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
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.
This item is not on view
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)
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