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Scarf Bracket, shape 1155

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Worcester, England
  • DATES introduced 1886
    DIMENSIONS 8 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. (22.2 x 10.8 x 11.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Reverse of scarf bracket, transfer printed in purple: '[company logo] Rd No 48672/ 1155'
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.303
    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). Scarf Bracket, shape 1155, introduced 1886. Porcelain, 8 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. (22.2 x 10.8 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.303. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 1999.152.303_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White and peach colored wall bracket. Flat backed, white glazed molded draping scarf with fringe, knotted at center, gold higlights in fringe; wrapped around peach colored classically styled vase with painted floral decoration in red, green and blue, with single handle at each shoulder with gold highlights; vase set at near 90% angle to project forward.
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    Scarf Bracket, shape 1155