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Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Worcester, England
  • DATES 1883
    DIMENSIONS 6 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 3 in. (15.6 x 10.5 x 7.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On bottom stamped in green: [Company logo] /"u". Applied rectangular paper tag with "4461" in blue ink.
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.279
    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). Ewer, 1883. Porcelain, 6 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 3 in. (15.6 x 10.5 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.279. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE bottom, CUR.1999.152.279_bottom.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Three sided, white bodied ewer, with vertical spout and with gilt and polychrome decoration. Main body with vertical spout and molded relief decoration under spout, painted in pink lotus flowers and blue and green ribbons with peach colored border. Body is painted with repeated single stem flowers in pink and green. Applied handled with scrolling gilt lines. Gilt rim with consecutive blue dots and gilt line decoration at base
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