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Vase

Decorative Arts

On View: Lobby annex, 1st floor
MEDIUM Porcelain, glaze, gilt
  • Place Made: Worcester, England
  • DATES 1879
    DIMENSIONS 7 1/8 × 4 × 4 5/8 in. (18.1 × 10.2 × 11.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On bottom: Company logo printed in green with "P" beneath logo. "49" written in black ink. Applied rectangular paper label with "778?" in black ink.
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Lobby annex, 1st floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.240
    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, 1879. Porcelain, glaze, gilt, 7 1/8 × 4 × 4 5/8 in. (18.1 × 10.2 × 11.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.240. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.152.240_back.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.152.240_back.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2021
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ivory-bodied porcelain; three dimensional consisting of one tall cylinder in between two short cylinders and a figure of an owl. Each cylinder has gilt bands representative of segments of bamboo. Molded figure of owl with painted features in various hues of brown.
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    Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). <em>Vase</em>, 1879. Porcelain, glaze, gilt, 7 1/8 × 4 × 4 5/8 in. (18.1 × 10.2 × 11.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.240. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.152.240_back.jpg)