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Vase

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Derby, England
  • DATES ca. 1880
    DIMENSIONS 8 3/4 x 7 x 5 3/8 in. (22.2 x 17.8 x 13.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside of base at cneter: Co. logo transfer printed in black, "7L" inscribed, and applied white rectangular label, written in blue: "2740".
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.322
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Derby Crown Porcelain Co. LTD.. Vase, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 8 3/4 x 7 x 5 3/8 in. (22.2 x 17.8 x 13.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.322. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.152.322_mark.jpg)
    IMAGE mark, CUR.1999.152.322_mark.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ivory-bodied porcelain vase with poly-chrome decoration and gilt highlights. Orange, yellow, blue decoration with a bird and five butterflies, angular-leaved, flowering trees. Applied opposing elephant handles with tuskes and looped snouts.
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    Derby Crown Porcelain Co. LTD.. <em>Vase</em>, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 8 3/4 x 7 x 5 3/8 in. (22.2 x 17.8 x 13.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.322. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.152.322_mark.jpg)