Grainger and Co.. <em>Vase and Cover</em>, before 1889. Porcelain, 11 x 5 x 3 5/8 in. (27.9 x 12.7 x 9.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.48a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.152.48a-b_bw.jpg)

Vase and Cover

Artist:Grainger and Co.

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:before 1889

Dimensions: 11 x 5 x 3 5/8 in. (27.9 x 12.7 x 9.2 cm)


Accession Number: 1999.152.48a-b

Image: 1999.152.48a-b_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Vase (a) and cover (b), ivory-bodied porcelain, reticulated, tapering cylindrical shape; on the front of body an asymmetrical trailing gilded vine beside a tranquil scene of Ely Cathedral hand-painted in muted colors; the reverse painted scene of swallows in flight framed on the top and bottom by reticulated bands and on the sides by elongated pierced handles; the circular foot raised on a chamfered square base; the reticulated cover, dome shaped with applied spire-shaped pierced knop. Condition: Good gilding slightly worn; base re-attached and alignment is off center.

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