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Bottle, shape 170

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Earthenware
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES ca. 1870
    DIMENSIONS 13 x 6 3/4 x 6 5/8 in. (33 x 17.1 x 16.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Impressed '170'; applied rectangular white-paper tag with no. '6043'.
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.11
    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). Bottle, shape 170, ca. 1870. Earthenware, 13 x 6 3/4 x 6 5/8 in. (33 x 17.1 x 16.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.11. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 1999.152.11_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Vase, earthenware, spherical body; a mottled-green and black molded dragon, its two front legs affixed to the elongated neck, its back legs and curved-tail encircle the glossy variegated black and brown glazed body; raised on a low circular base. Condition: Very good
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    Bottle, shape 170