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Vase

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
DATES ca. 1905
DIMENSIONS Height: 8 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (21.6 x 19.1 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Underside of Base:incised,in script, near edge : " P1272 L.C.T. [illegible] / "Pottery"; at center ovelapping large letters : " LCT"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2010.70
CREDIT LINE Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 1848-1933). Vase, ca. 1905. Glazed earthenware, Height: 8 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (21.6 x 19.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund, 2010.70. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2010.70_PS6.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2010.70_PS6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ovid vase in the form of a cabbage with three large outer leaves, with wide base, tapering upwards to a narrow pinched opening; white body with mottled red/green glaze with splashes of dark blue, the interior of the vase being dark blue. The bottom stem of each leaf forms a hollow at the base and then rises to 3/4 of the height of the vase, and consists of a thick, red, ridged stem continuing to a red/green cabbage leaf with splashes of dark blue, visible fronds and irregular, curly edge. The top edge of the vase is irregular in shape with repeating curlicue, naturalistic leaf forms creating the edge of the vase. Condition: Very Good
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Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 1848-1933). <em>Vase</em>, ca. 1905. Glazed earthenware, Height: 8 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (21.6 x 19.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund, 2010.70. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2010.70_PS6.jpg)