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Vase, shape 191

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES introduced before 1872, made 1878
    DIMENSIONS 8 x 6 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (20.3 x 15.9 x 14 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Co. logo printed in puce with letter 'N'; Co. logo impressed; incised no '191'; handwritten in blue ' 9o5' or '9o3'; handwritten in brown 'NO'; handwritten in gilt 'C'.
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.27
    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 191, introduced before 1872, made 1878. Porcelain, 8 x 6 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (20.3 x 15.9 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.27. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE group, 1999.152.26_1999.152.27_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Vase, white-bodied porcelain, hexagonal-shape; in the Japanese taste with overlapping blue and white patterned circlets; each section ribbed with gilt and enclosing scattered gilt precious objects, possibly transfer-printed in gilt and blue; with gilt c-scrolled handles; raised on a gilt fretwork base with six lappet feet. Condition: Very good.
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    Vase, shape 191