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Ewer

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Manufactured: New Jersey, United States
  • DATES ca. 1885
    DIMENSIONS 9 3/8 x 6 1/2 x 6 in. (23.5 x 15.9 x 15.3 cm)
    MARKINGS On base: company logo printed in black, "Belleeck," and "Fiamanagh, Ireland" [check that in a book], and "[-0/+ BF??]" written faintly in black chalk, indistinct handwritten pencil marks, donor's old white, rectangular paper label "5692."
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.167
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ewer, white body, molded, of baluster form, terminating in a flared and pulled spout above a waisted neck bisected by a molded annular knop decorated with beading and fluting on a raised, circular foot; bilge decorated with molded fluting, beading, and neo-greque medallions overlaid with molded and applied porcelain flowers including roses, carnations, and daisies. The reverse side undecorated. A molded and applied acanthus leaves handle opposes the spout. Very good condition, minor losses to some of the applied flowers.
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