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MAKER Minton
MEDIUM Glazed Earthenware
DATES 1872
DIMENSIONS 7 1/2 x 5 5/8 x 5 in. (19.1 x 14.3 x 12.7 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On underside, molded diamond mark (registered design) with year 1872 indicated by "I". Near rim, impressed: "1392" and illegible other marks.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
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CAPTION Minton. Vase, 1872. Glazed Earthenware, 7 1/2 x 5 5/8 x 5 in. (19.1 x 14.3 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.244. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 1999.152.244_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Yellow bamboo stalk vase on wider dark green circular base decorated with green leaves and two playing monkeys, with brown bodies and white faces. The upper-positioned monkey with it's proper left hand holds the tail of the lower monkey, who is holding a coconut in its proper left hand. Interior and underside glazed blue. Interior of foot glazed with pink rim.
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