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MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Derby, England
  • DATES ca. 1880
    DIMENSIONS 7 7/8 x 9 3/8 x 7 3/4 in. (20 x 23.8 x 19.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside,stamped in dark blue: [Company Logo] ; scratched into glaze: '275'; attached small white paper label in blue ink: '6460'
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.314
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Light yellow glazed round vase in two sections, with closely spaced gold and red floral decoration. Upper section:attached flared bowl in dark red glaze with repeated, closely spaced, band of small gold flowers, outer edge with thick gold band. Short neck and squat, round main body in light yellow glaze, main body decorated in a bold, closely spaced geometric medieval style gold floral pattern, with raised gold dot and dark red border, decorated with small gold flowers. Attached at shoulder, each side, a single, large, white, reticulated, upward curving handle, with gold highlights and thick red band on outer edge.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Derby Crown Porcelain Co. LTD.. Vase, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 7 7/8 x 9 3/8 x 7 3/4 in. (20 x 23.8 x 19.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.314. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.152.314.jpg)
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