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Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Worcester, England
  • DATES 1881
    DIMENSIONS 8 3/4 x 11 x 9 1/2 in. (22.2 x 27.9 x 24.1 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Underside, stamped on purple: [Company Logo]/'s' ; at outer edge impressed: '1212' & [Company Logo]; attached paper label with in blue ink: '4'
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.317
    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). Bowl, 1881. Porcelain, 8 3/4 x 11 x 9 1/2 in. (22.2 x 27.9 x 24.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.317. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.152.317.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White bodied, wide and tall bowl with attached gold and dark brown colored molded flower and leaf decoration; with a thick disc base with attached reticulated copper colored band and four curlicue feet. Wide, tall, white bowl lightly molded to resemble flower petals, with wavy and indented rim, with thick, attached, molded, large gold colored flower and buds with dark brown colored leaves and stem, with red and gold highlights to leaves. Thick dark brown colored disc base, with attached reticulated band in dark brown with gold highlights; attached to base are four curlicue dark brown feet with thick gold band on outer edge. Condition: thin vertical 4 inch hairline crack to one side of main body.
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