Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). <em>Vase, shape 696</em>, 1883. Porcelain, 6 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 3 7/8 in. (17.1 x 23.5 x 9.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller, 1999.152.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.152.8_bw.jpg)

Vase, shape 696

Artist:Worcester Royal Porcelain Co.

Medium: Porcelain

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Dimensions: 6 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 3 7/8 in. (17.1 x 23.5 x 9.8 cm)


Accession Number: 1999.152.8

Image: 1999.152.8_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Vase, ivory-bodied porcelain, shape 696; double-fan shaped; in the Japanese manner, the front molded as a pale-blue folding fan, painted with a large spray of puce and yellow flowers with silver and bronze leaves with gilt veining; the reverse molded as a pale-blue circular fan similarly painted in an abbreviated fashion with pink and white flowers and a hovering butterfly in polychrome accented with gilt; the two fans molded together at the base with a bronze rope with gilded tassels.

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