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MEDIUM Porcelain, gilding
  • Place Made: Worcester, England
  • DATES 1872
    DIMENSIONS 10 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (26 x 16.5 x 10.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On bottom, molded applied company logo.
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2007.62.20
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION James Hadley (British, 1837-1903). Vase, 1872. Porcelain, gilding, 10 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (26 x 16.5 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 2007.62.20. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2007.62.20_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ivory rhombohedron-shaped vase with tall concave neck, and slightly raised and undulating bracket foot. Corners of body articulated at top and bottom with molded wave-like ribbons. Vertical rectangular gilt framed panels with molded, painted, and gilt decoration on the front panels with four frogs on the ground holding weapons below a tree and on the obverse with an identical blooming tree. Base comprised of illusionistically molded and painted bands in red and brown with gilding to resemble bronze mount. Gilded rim.
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