Decorative Arts and Design
53 x 18 in. (134.6 cm)
Plinth: 23 x 23 in. (58.4 x 58.4 cm) (show scale)
Gift of the Crane Company
Urn has flaring lip, concave neck, convex shoulder and tapering body with 2 scroll handles attached at shoulders and sides; tapers towards base; polychrome decorations on exterior with cobalt blue and gold. Scenes on either side of urn set within ovoid gilded cartouches depict ladies in rural settings; foot has decoration of cherubs and flowers. Base is square plinth with concave sides.
Lid has peaked finial and decoration of pink roses on white ground. One of four manufactured.
a - Vase, or urn-shaped body; b - Foot ring; c - Base (square);
d - Lid; e - Iron rod support.
This item is not on view
Trenton Art Potteries Co. (1892-1969). Covered Urn, ca. 1905. Porcelain, metal, 53 x 18 in. (134.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Crane Company, 69.161a-e. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 69.161a-e_view_1_PS9.jpg)
overall, 69.161a-e_view_1_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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