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Vase, shape 1672

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES introduced 1893, made 1895
    DIMENSIONS 11 5/8 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. (29.5 x 19.1 x 18.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Co. logo printed in puce with 4 dots; impressed '26'; printed in a puce rectangle, the registry no. '212693'; impressed '16'; printed in puce '1672'; applied rectangular white-paper tag with ' 7739'; handwritten in brown 'S'; handwritten in black 'O'.
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.31
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Vase, ivory-bodied porcelain; of ovoid form; molded on front and back shoulder with a pink-glazed grotesque mask centering diaper-patterns and molded foliate loop handles in shades of pink and blue; hand painted on front with large spray of polychrome flowers on a pink and yellow prismatic ground; on the reverse a smaller but similarly painted spray of flowers; a fluted, blue neck encircled with band of pink flowers; raised on a blue, fluted, circular base. Condition: Good
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). Vase, shape 1672, introduced 1893, made 1895. Porcelain, 11 5/8 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. (29.5 x 19.1 x 18.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.31. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.152.31_bw.jpg)
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