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MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES ca. 1910
    DIMENSIONS 12 1/4 x 6 x 5 1/8 in. (31.1 x 15.3 x 13 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Co. logo printed in puce with ten dots, printed in puce no. '1742'; handwritten in green 'M/5'; hand-written in green '15.74'; hand-written in red 'AW'; hand-written in green 'J'; hand-written in black '22'; again hand-written in black '22';
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.84
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Co. (founded 1750). Ewer, ca. 1910. Porcelain, 12 1/4 x 6 x 5 1/8 in. (31.1 x 15.3 x 13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.84. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE side, 1999.152.84_side1_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ewer, ivory-bodied porcelain, baluster shape; molded around the shoulder with a gilt and bronzed frieze of putti entwined in foliate vines, with applied ivory-glazed molded-masks and a pendant molded satyr's mask; the body hand-painted on the front with three blossoming pink and red roses with leafage against a hazy multi-colored ground; the reverse similarly painted with a trailing rose-sprig; gilded mouth and c-scroll handle; the metallic green foot raised on a gilded circular base. Written in puce 'W. Jarman' on front to right of rose. Condition: Good, heavily restored on base, hairline crack on side of body.
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