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Vase

1970.657 (RS115476)

Description

In the Japanese taste. Round club-shaped earthenware vase with wide cylindrical mouth and shaped shoulders. Cream-colored matte ground on white clay body with a black circular reserve with bird motif; white gilt reserve with architectural view and palm leaf. Circular bronze base with bracket like feet; cast oriental motifs. Corresponding domed top fitted at top with brass oil lamp fixture, to receive chimney. Electrified.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
earthenware
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
Earthenware
earthenware
electric lamps (lighting device components)
Japonais
Japonaiserie
Lamp
Lamp, Electric
Orientalism
Dimensions
20 x 9 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.657
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64537

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