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MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Worcester, England
  • DATES 1883
    DIMENSIONS 4 3/8 x 5 x 5 in. (11.1 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Underside, in stamped in red: "[Royal Worcester company logo]/73" and small white paper label with in black ink:" R.Worcester/235-/14 WEH"
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.243
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White bodied porcelain, square Pagoda shaped vase with applied decoration of a naturalistic climbing salamander, on three red feet. Across 3/4 of the upper section of the vase, attached brown/bronze colored salamander with gold highlights; applied at top and at base ½ inch band of abstracted Chinese lattice style decoration in dark bronze color; on three inverted abstracted geometric shaped feet.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). Vase, 1883. Porcelain, 4 3/8 x 5 x 5 in. (11.1 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.243. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.152.243.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.152.243.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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