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Vase

Description

Club-shaped form w/ high neck w/ wide circular mouth and w/ elongated cylindrical body terminating in circular foot. Applied molded meandering branch handles at each side centered w/ a lily-type flower. White glazed body w/ overglaze polychrome wash decoration of figured scene featuring seated 16th c. courtesan in pink gown over yellow dress, holding fan. Gilt highlights overall on handles; gilt floral sprig on back; gilt overall pattern on neck w/ oval cross-hatch reserve in center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Material
porcelain
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
porcelain
Porcelain
VASE
vases
Accession Number
1981.41.2
GUSN
25679

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