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1977.495 (RS116710)

Description

Very tall porcelain vase with crackled white ground upon which is decoration in blue of two dragons opposing each other and small blue Chinese motifs throughout; brown handles at sides on neck; fitted with electrical fixture at mouth that does not marr the vase; lampshade with duck motif.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1900
Inscriptions
Chinese inscription on bottom.
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
porcelain
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Crackled
Dragon
Duck
LAMP
lamps (lighting devices)
porcelain
Porcelain
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
17.5 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.495
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4242

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