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Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Derby, England
  • DATES ca. 1890
    DIMENSIONS 7 5/8 x 4 5/8 x 4 5/8 in. (19.4 x 11.7 x 11.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside of base at center, transfer printed in red: "[Co. logo]/513/2578". Written near rim: "T". Applied rectangular white paper label, written in black: "5167".
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.323
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Co. (founded 1750). Vase, ca. 1890. Porcelain, 7 5/8 x 4 5/8 x 4 5/8 in. (19.4 x 11.7 x 11.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.323. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.152.323.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ovoid, cream glaze vase with polychrome and gilt decoration. Ovoid body with overall polychrome decoration of large and small flowers and foliage in pink, blue and green and gold, with small white dot highlights on flower petals. At shoulder: raised dot band in gold; short neck with raised geometric pattern in gold and thin flared rim; attached narrow circular disc base with thin gold band.
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