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Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Worcester, England
  • DATES ca. 1895
    DIMENSIONS 9 1/4 x 7 x 2 3/4 in. (23.5 x 17.8 x 7 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.257
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Grainger and Co.. Vase, ca. 1895. Porcelain, 9 1/4 x 7 x 2 3/4 in. (23.5 x 17.8 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.257. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.152.255_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pilgrim bottle dark blue glazed vase with gilt decoration. Dark blue pilgrim vase with short neck and at shoulders, mirrored entwined snake handles resting on the top of a female mask with drapery, snake scales and eyes in gold and gold highlights to female mask; main body with gilt decoration of a dragon fly in flight and flowers (catkins), on reverse, smaller floral spray in gilt. The whole on four vertical and squared feet with a raised 'H' design, highlighted in gold paint on the feet.
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