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Vase

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Worcester, England
  • DATES 1891
    DIMENSIONS 8 5/8 x 7 3/8 x 6 1/4 in. (21.9 x 18.7 x 15.9 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside of base, transfer printed in green: "[Co. logo with nine dots]/RdNo188129[in box]/1572"; applied white rectangular paper sticker, written in black: "2059[?]"; written in black on foot rim: "29".
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.236
    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, 1891. Porcelain, 8 5/8 x 7 3/8 x 6 1/4 in. (21.9 x 18.7 x 15.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.236. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.152.236.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Classical styled vase, cream glaze with polychrome decoration. Flattened disc opening and short neck with raised decoration, bulbous central body with at shoulder, mirrored, opposing, anamorphic curlicue handles, short stem and downward sloping foot, on a squared, canted corner base. Decoration on central section consists of a hazelnut branch and leaves in blue, red, yellow and purple and a small gold colored spider descending from the branch; reverse depicts a smaller hazelnut and leaf branch in green, brown and red.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (72%)
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