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Vase, shape 696

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES 1883
    DIMENSIONS 6 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 3 7/8 in. (17.1 x 23.5 x 9.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Co. logo printed in puce with 'U'; incised Co. logo; incised 'R; applied white paper rectangular tag with no. '6475'
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.8
    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, shape 696, 1883. Porcelain, 6 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 3 7/8 in. (17.1 x 23.5 x 9.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.8. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 1999.152.8_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Vase, ivory-bodied porcelain, shape 696; double-fan shaped; in the Japanese manner, the front molded as a pale-blue folding fan, painted with a large spray of puce and yellow flowers with silver and bronze leaves with gilt veining; the reverse molded as a pale-blue circular fan similarly painted in an abbreviated fashion with pink and white flowers and a hovering butterfly in polychrome accented with gilt; the two fans molded together at the base with a bronze rope with gilded tassels.
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    Vase, shape 696