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MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: Lambeth, England
  • DATES 1904
    DIMENSIONS 14 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (35.6 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On bottom: Impressed: [company logo, lion above crown "ROYAL DOULTON/ENGLAND" (mark in use 1902-1922); "e" [within shield] (this is date letter for 1904) Incised: "F"; "LB"; "44"; "[irregular artist mark]" Painted: small brown cross
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2007.41.3
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Doulton Pottery (1815-present). Vase, 1904. Glazed earthenware, 14 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (35.6 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace, 2007.41.3. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2007.41.3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Beige body; overall mottled grey ground. Tall elongated form that tapers to pronounced foot-rim at base and tapers above to narrow neck with flared lip and flattened rim. Body divided into six sections by thin vertical blue rectangular stripes outlined with heavy slip. Each long blue vertical rectangular topped by a blue tear drop-shape containing a light blue circle with crescent of applied white beads. Six similar but larger tear drops at bottom of vase between blue rectangular dividers. Rim brown and interior dark blue.
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