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Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES late 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 7/8 x 9 1/8 x 9 1/8 in. (2.2 x 23.2 x 23.2 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.296
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Plate, late 19th century. Porcelain, 7/8 x 9 1/8 x 9 1/8 in. (2.2 x 23.2 x 23.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.296. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.152.296.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Grey glaze round plate decorated with polychrome decoration of a peacock. Grey background of a tree and marsh/river scene, large, tall bird in foreground, bird with black feathers, white and red head and short beak, feathers outlines in gold; behind bird is a tall green leaf plant with purple flowers and above, across the width of the plate is a flowering branch with gold colored flowers and with two small green birds sitting on the branch, one bird facing downwards; outer edge with thin gold band.
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