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Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Worcester, England
  • DATES ca. 1880
    DIMENSIONS 2 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (7 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On base, etched into side edge: "233"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.315
    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). Vase, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 2 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (7 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.315. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.152.315.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Short, squared, light green vase, thin, tapered square rim and applied decoration of an insect on each side. Light green body, with lightly molded square cartouche on each side, in each cartouche is an applied single insect in white glaze; two sides show an insect against leaves, each insect appears to be a type of beetle.
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