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Vase on Pedestal

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Worcester, England
  • DATES 1897
    DIMENSIONS 17 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (44.5 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Underside of pedestal base: center, in blue paint : '12'; purple transfer [Company Logo]/ in a rectangle: 'Rd No. 301166' / '1948'; incised: '111'/ '32'; outer edge in brown paint: 'T E'/ '2' and in black paint: '1x'
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.270
    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 on Pedestal, 1897. Porcelain, 17 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (44.5 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.270. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.152.270_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small cream and pink blush classical shaped vase on tall cream pedestal, with polychrome paint decoration. Classical shaped vase in cream and pink blush, with outward flaring rim and at shoulders inverted trumpet shaped floral handles. Painted decoration on main body of large pink flowers with smaller blue and yellow flowers, with brown and green leaves, with gilt highlights; on reverse painted, smaller floral spray as before. Base of vase of knoped dome shaped foot on graduated canted corner squares, set on tall relief molded bead and palmette decorated pedestal with smaller floral and berry sprays paint designs around pedestal in red, green and purple, gilt highlights to relief molding, end of pedestal, square, canted corner base.
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    Vase on Pedestal