Skip Navigation


Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES ca. 1863
    DIMENSIONS 10 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. (25.4 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Co. logo printed in puce; indecipherable mark in red; applied white-paper tag with no. '5933'
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.34
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
    You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply.

    Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please contact (charges apply).

    For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress, Cornell University, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums, and Copyright Watch.

    For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright.

    If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact
    CAPTION Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). Vase, ca. 1863. Porcelain, 10 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. (25.4 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.34. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 1999.152.34_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
    "CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Vase, ivory-bodied porcelain of quatrefoil shape, tapering towards base; in the Japanese taste, each lobe molded with gilt bamboo and colorfully painted with a crane amidst reeds, rocks, and flowering prunus tree on a pale-green ground; the shoulder molded with gilt-heightened stiff-leaves; the handles molded as salamanders; raised on a chamfered, square, gilt-enriched base on bracket feet. Condition: Good, crack on base.
    Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome any additional information you might have.