Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). <em>Watering Can</em>, 1897. Porcelain, 6 1/8 x 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. (15.6 x 24.1 x 15.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.288. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.152.288.jpg)

Watering Can

Artist:Worcester Royal Porcelain Co.

Medium: Porcelain

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Dimensions: 6 1/8 x 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. (15.6 x 24.1 x 15.9 cm)


Accession Number: 1999.152.288

Image: CUR.1999.152.288.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Watering can squat, molded flower petal shaped in cream glaze. Squat cream glazed main body, lightly molded as a flower petals, with 3/4 open top with wavy rim and a thin gold band around outer edge of rim, short neck with raised diaper pattern painted in gold and copper above main body. At one side a long trumpet shaped spout with decorative gold and copper dot bands at mid point and at join to main body, end of spout with regularly spaced pierced holes, painted in gold; opposite a curved, ridged gold colored handle with ram's head at one end where handle joins main body. The gold and copper colored paint decoration applied irregularly and overrun visible on one side.

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