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1949.408 (RS119527)

Description

Modified club-shaped form; applied seahorse handles. White clay body with underglaze cobalt blue decoration. Handpainted scene of three Japanese scholars or wise men sitting below a tree. Circular bottom without foot ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
Hippocampus (genus)
Orientalism
Painted
painting (image-making)
Porcelain
porcelain
Scholar
scholars
Seahorse
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
VASE
vases
Dimensions
15.5 x 7.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.408
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8049

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