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Vase

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Made: Vienna, Austria
  • DATES early 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 15 x 11 1/2 x 6 5/16 in. (38.1 x 29.2 x 16.1 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Underside, center, red transfer: [Company Logo]; incised toward outer edge: '9587 c'; in black paint 'D9538 x/27'; small white paper label with blue ink '718'.
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.307
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Royal Vienna Factory. Vase, early 20th century. Glazed earthenware, 15 x 11 1/2 x 6 5/16 in. (38.1 x 29.2 x 16.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.307. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.152.307_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Tall and wide vase on four square feet. Tall, wide square vase, tapering downwards, thick, uneven, rim, painted in gold, reticulated upper section with gold highlights. Main body: decoration covering upper 1/3 of main body of regularly spaced dark blue flowers with gold outlines against dark green, gold and blue foliage, middle section with mottled cream and brown glaze and lower 1/3 of main body with smaller repeat of floral and leaf decoration as before. The whole on slightly flared attached base with square, geometric design and four attached square feet with repeat of geometric pattern.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (72%)
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