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Vase

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Worcester, England
  • DATES Registered 1879 Manufactured 1881
    DIMENSIONS Other: 6 x 9 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (15.3 x 24.1 x 22.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside: printed in purple, [Company Logo] /'S' and [Registration Logo]; attached small paper label, blue ink: '2209'
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.239
    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, Registered 1879 Manufactured 1881. Porcelain, Other: 6 x 9 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (15.3 x 24.1 x 22.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.239. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.152.239.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.152.239.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ovoid white bodied vase with transfer (?) naturalistic design and applied raised polychrome decoration, on four raised feet. Ovoid main body with wide rim, the interior of the rim decorated with a thick copper band and at the outer edge of the rim with a thin gold band. The main body with overall decoration of a grey transfer printed single repeat small flower design, additional hand painted decoration on both sides of light and dark blue branches and leaves with gold painted flowers; thick wide white '7' shaped handle with applied, raised decoration of copper and gold colored bull rushes and gold and red lily pads and amongst the bull rushes are two raised copper colored frogs, one at the top of the handle near the rim. The whole on a flattened disc shaped base with four copper colored feet.
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    Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). <em>Vase</em>, Registered 1879 Manufactured 1881. Porcelain, Other: 6 x 9 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (15.3 x 24.1 x 22.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.239. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.152.239.jpg)