Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). <em>Vase</em>, ca. 1884. Porcelain, 14 7/8 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (37.8 x 15.9 x 15.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.44. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.44_view2_PS9.jpg)


Artist:Union Porcelain Works

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1884

Dimensions: 14 7/8 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (37.8 x 15.9 x 15.9 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 68.87.44

Image: 68.87.44_view2_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
White, hard paste porcelain, embossed with polychrome and gilded decorations. Square-shaped body with slightly bulging contours supported on foot rim, tapers in then rises to form tall squared neck; grotesque lizards in matte gold applied to opposing corners of neck (one near top faces down, one near body faces up). Each side of body and neck covered with stylized jewel work of geometric and foliate patterns in gold, blues, and pinks. CONDITION: Good.

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