Derby Crown Porcelain Co. LTD.. <em>Vase</em>, ca. 1885. Porcelain, 10 5/8 x 7 1/2 x 7 in. (27 x 19.1 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.262. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.152.262_view1.jpg)


Artist:Derby Crown Porcelain Co. LTD.

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1885

Dimensions: 10 5/8 x 7 1/2 x 7 in. (27 x 19.1 x 17.8 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H27, 8G

Accession Number: 1999.152.262

Image: CUR.1999.152.262_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Tall, wide vase in cream glaze with gilt decoration. Tall neck with flared rim and raised palmette and bell flower pattern descending down neck and over shoulders of vase, highlighted in gold. Round wide body with decoration on both sides of main body of large dark purple/blue plums with gold leaves and tendrils, with several small gold colored butterflies in flight. Long, wide, outward flaring reticulated handles in gold, extending the length of the main body; small, flat, domed foot with thin gold band.

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