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
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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)
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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.
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