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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Copper, enamel
  • Place Manufactured: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
  • DATES 1949
    DIMENSIONS 6 3/4 x 3 x 3 in. (17.1 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Etched on underside: "Winter 49"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1994.117.2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION H. Edward Winter (American, 1909-1976, active 1932-1976). Vase, 1949. Copper, enamel, 6 3/4 x 3 x 3 in. (17.1 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion, 1994.117.2. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1994.117.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Vase. Vitreous enamel on copper. Oblong, cylindrical form tapering at bottom and attached to flared base. Interior: white opaque enamel with pronounced "crackle" design. Exterior two-toned ruby colored transparent enamel with sgraffito floral and geometric patterns.
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