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Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Worcester, England
  • DATES 1891
    DIMENSIONS 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 5 in. (24.1 x 14 x 12.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside of base at center, transfer printed in puce: "[Co. logo]/RdNo178446 [inside rectangular box]/1539". Applied white sticker, written in black: "5723". On interior of rim: Co. logo which includes "WORCESTER PRISMATIC ENAMELS/ENGLAND".
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.267
    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, 1891. Porcelain, 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 5 in. (24.1 x 14 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.267. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.152.267.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Classical styled vase, with narrow neck and polychrome and gold floral decoration. Open flared rim with long narrow, ridged neck in blue glaze, with thick gold band at rim, beneath neck, raised geometric design in blue/pink glaze, bulbous oval main body, with pink tinge to glaze, decoration on both sides in gold paint of budding floral branch;at shoulder blue, geometric cutout handle with highlights in gold paint, the whole on a raise blue glazed foot with molded diaper pattern decoration.
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