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Ewer

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Worcester, England
  • DATES 1881
    DIMENSIONS Other: 9 13/16 x 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (25 x 16.5 x 12.1 cm)
    MARKINGS On underside of base, green transfer printed Co. logo. Applied white rectangular sticker, written in black: "5984". On underside of foot rim, impressed: "R12".
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.276
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Tall, three sided, white-bodied ewer, long vertical spout and polychrome decoration of Japonisme designs in enamels, flat base. Long vertical spout with molded abstract naturalistic decoration, outlined in gold paint, with thin gold band around rim, main body with decorated with Japonisme style decorative motifs such as fans and scrolls in bright enamel paints in pink, red, green, blue and with gold highlights; attached large, thick, curlicue handle, outer edge with a thick gold band, molded raised dot pattern at rim and molded diaper pattern at base, with gold highlights.
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