James Hadley (British, 1837-1903). <em>Vase</em>, 1872. Porcelain, gilding, 10 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (26 x 16.5 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 2007.62.19. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2007.62.19.jpg)


Artist:James HadleyWorcester Royal Porcelain Co.

Medium: Porcelain, gilding

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Dimensions: 10 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (26 x 16.5 x 10.8 cm)


Accession Number: 2007.62.19

Image: CUR.2007.62.19.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Ivory rhombohedron-shaped vase with tall concave neck, and slightly raised and undulating bracket foot. Corners of body articulated at top and bottom with molded wave-like ribbons. Vertical rectangular gilt framed panels with molded, painted, and gilt decoration on the front panels with four frogs on the ground below a large snake hanging from a tree with blooming tree branches and on the obverse with an identical blooming tree. Base comprised of illusionistically molded and painted bands in red and brown with gilding to resemble bronze mount. Gilded rim.

Brooklyn Museum