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Vase or Flower Pot

Decorative Arts

On View: Worgelt Study, 4th Floor
MAKER Andre Fau
MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: Boulogne, France
  • DATES ca. 1930
    DIMENSIONS 5 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (14 x 14.6 x 14.6 cm)
    MARKINGS Scratched on underside of base: "Andre Fau"; other marks are stamped: "MADE IN FRANCE" in rectangle; "Boulogne" encircles side end and base of design for vase, also impressed.
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Worgelt Study, 4th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 70.24.2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Raymond Worgelt
    CAPTION Andre Fau. Vase or Flower Pot, ca. 1930. Glazed earthenware, 5 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (14 x 14.6 x 14.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Raymond Worgelt, 70.24.2. Creative Commons-BY
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Vase or flowerpot, glazed white earthenware, essentially square in plan, with planed corners, giving rim of twelve-sided effect. Straight sloping sides of body decorated in relief with series of spear shaped leaves, pointing upward. Slightly flaring octagonal foot. Inside of bowl glazed in dark lavender shading to green; on outside, field of body is lavender; stylized leaves are creamy pink, outlined in dark pink. CONDITION - Excellent.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Meh (29%)
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