Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). <em>Vase</em>, ca. 1876. Porcelain, 10 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (27.3 x 14.6 x 14.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.45. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.45_view1_PS9.jpg)

Vase

Artist:Union Porcelain Works

Medium: Porcelain

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Dates:ca. 1876

Dimensions: 10 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (27.3 x 14.6 x 14.6 cm) Diameter at top: 4 in. (10.2 cm)

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

Accession Number: 68.87.45

Image: 68.87.45_view1_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
White porcelain vase, vitreous glaze, with polychrome and gilded decoration. Cylinder shape that tapers toward top, slightly molded lip; supported on three feet, each in the form of a lizard biting a monkey applied along the side of the vase. Body has rust ground with geometric patterned bands in black and white around top and bottom edge; around neck, spray of flowers within triangular registers; on body between feet, two white panels stacked vertically containing different flowers; gilded band around lip and around base. CONDITION: Good.

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