Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
10 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (27.3 x 14.6 x 14.6 cm)
Diameter at top: 4 in. (10.2 cm) (show scale)
Printed on base in black: head of an eagle with "S" in beak
Gift of Franklin Chace
White porcelain vase, vitreous glaze, with polychrome and gilded decoration. Cylinder shape that tapers toward top, slightly molded lip; supported on three feet, each in the form of a lizard biting a monkey applied along the side of the vase. Body has rust ground with geometric patterned bands in black and white around top and bottom edge; around neck, spray of flowers within triangular registers; on body between feet, two white panels stacked vertically containing different flowers; gilded band around lip and around base.
Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Vase, ca. 1876. Porcelain, 10 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (27.3 x 14.6 x 14.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.45. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.45_view1_PS9.jpg)
overall, 68.87.45_view1_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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