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On View: American Identities: A New Look, Expanding Horizons, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Glass, gilding
DATES ca. 1885
DIMENSIONS 8 x 6 7/8 in. (20.3 x 17.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS no marks
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in American Identities: A New Look, Expanding Horizons, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
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CAPTION attributed Mount Washington Glass Company (1837-1894). Vase, ca. 1885. Glass, gilding, 8 x 6 7/8 in. (20.3 x 17.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 2007.62.21. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, CUR.2007.62.21_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Thin-walled off-white squared vase with rounded corners that tapers at base and shoulders. Cylindrical neck with thin flared gilt rim, raised on circular foot rim. Thin opposed triangular applied handles. Decoration in the Japanese taste. Over-all yellow asymmetrical floral decoration with raised gilt enhancement. Raised gilt dragon head medallion on each side.
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