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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES ca. 1884
DIMENSIONS 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 4 5/16 in. (19.7 x 11.4 x 11 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Transfer-printed on underside in green, "U.P.W." above head of an eagle
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Franklin Chace
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CAPTION Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Vase, ca. 1884. Porcelain, 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 4 5/16 in. (19.7 x 11.4 x 11 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.39. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.39.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 68.87.39.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White porcelain vase; hard paste porcelain with vitreous glaze. Bulbous body tapers at collar to tall, cylindrical neck and flaring lip. Two opposing handles attached to sides of neck, scrolled forms with head of a woman wearing a Phrygian cap at the top of each handle.
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