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Vase

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
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    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
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    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.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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