Greenwood Art Pottery Company (1868–1933). <em>Ewer</em>, ca. 1883–1886. Porcelain, 9 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.  (24.8 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 1993.157. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1993.157_SL1.jpg)


Artist:Greenwood Art Pottery Company

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1883–1886

Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (24.8 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm)



Accession Number: 1993.157

Image: 1993.157_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Ewer, white porcelain body with gilt and pate-sur-pate decoration. Circular sloping foot supports baluster shape body with elongated neck, large gilt spout and applied inverted L-shape gilt handle. Overall dark blue high glaze ground with raised gilt and bronze decoration in the Japanese taste with bamboo-like stalks and leafy fronds interspersed with thinner branches sprouting small white flowers rendered in a pate-sur-pate technique with one large feathery long-billed bird in flight. Interior of upper neck with sponged gold effect on white ground. CONDITION: Excellent.

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